ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (April 26-29)
Eastbound I-10 closed between 67th and 51st avenues
PHOENIX – Bridge construction will require a closure of eastbound Interstate 10 in west Phoenix this weekend (April 26-29), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and focus on safe driving while the following weekend restrictions are in place:
·Eastbound Interstate 10 closed between 67th and 51st avenues in west Phoenix from 9 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (April 29) for bridge construction at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Eastbound I-10 on-ramps at 91st, 83rd, 79th and 75th avenues also closed.DETOUR: Expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes, including northbound and eastbound Loop 101 in the West Valley. Eastbound I-10 traffic exiting at 67th Avenue can detour along local routes, including eastbound McDowell Road. NOTE: Eastbound I-10 drivers planning to travel beyond the Phoenix area can consider exiting to southbound State Route 85 in Buckeye and then using eastbound I-8 to reach I-10 in the Casa Grande area.
·59th Avenue closed between McDowell Road and Roosevelt Street near I-10 from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (April 27-28) for structure painting at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. DETOUR: Consider using 51stAvenue as an alternate route.