ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Aug. 16-19)
Closures set along I-10, I-17 and Loop 101 for improvement projects
·Westbound Interstate 10 closed between 51st and 67th avenuesin west Phoenixfrom 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 19) for work on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Westbound I-10 on-ramps at 27th, 35th and 43rd avenues also closed. DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic exiting at 51st Avenue can detour on McDowell Road or Van Buren Street. Expect heavy traffic and consider other routes, including northbound State Route 51 or northbound Interstate 17 to westbound/southbound Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) in the West Valley.
·Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between Hayden and Scottsdale roads in north Scottsdale from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 19) for freeway widening project. Westbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Pima Road/Princess Drive also closed. DETOUR: Westbound Loop 101 traffic can exit to northbound Hayden Road and use westbound Legacy Boulevard and southbound Scottsdale Road to re-enter Loop 101. Expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes, including exiting Loop 101 to westbound Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard/Bell Road and using northbound Scottsdale Road or Tatum Boulevard to re-enter Loop 101. Drivers also can consider routes that include northbound SR 51 to westbound Loop 101 beyond the closure.
·Interstate 17 closed in both directions at Pinnacle Peak Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday(Aug. 17) for bridge work as part of interchange improvement project. Southbound I-17 on-ramp at Happy Valley Road and northbound on-ramp at Deer Valley Road also closed. DETOUR: Freeway traffic will detour along the off- and on-ramps at Pinnacle Peak Road. Expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes, including 19th Avenue. Note: Pinnacle Peak Road closed in both directions at I-17 from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday(Aug. 17). Alternate routes include Deer Valley or Happy Valley roads.
·Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) on-ramp at Ray Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 19) for widening project. Southbound Loop 101 right lane also closed in areas between Elliot Road and Chandler Boulevard. DETOUR: Please use caution and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zones. Note: Southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Elliot Road and southbound off-ramp at Warner Road are now closed until Sept. 26 for reconstruction work. Please plan ahead and use other nearby ramps.