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Weekend Traffic Alert (June 21-24): Three Valley freeways will have closures

Posted: 4:43 AM, Jun 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-23 07:44:35-04

This weekend, expect delays for closures along I-10, I-17 and Loop 101. The improvement projects are scheduled from June 21 to June 24, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

ADOT updated the closures, as well as other lane restrictions. There are eight in total now.

See ADOT's Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory below:

  • Westbound Interstate 10 closed between Queen Creek Road (SR 347) and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in the Chandler area from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 24) for sign structure work. DETOUR: Expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes. Westbound I-10 traffic exiting at Queen Creek Road will detour east to northbound Price Road to connect with westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and I-10. Note: Westbound I-10 drivers planning to travel beyond the Phoenix area can avoid the closure by detouring on westbound I-8 (near Casa Grande) to northbound SR 85 to reach I-10 in Buckeye.
  • Southbound Interstate 17 closed at Pinnacle Peak Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (June 22) for bridge girder installation. Pinnacle Peak Road also closed in both directions at I-17. DETOUR: Southbound I-17 traffic will detour along the ramps at Pinnacle Peak Road. Expect heavy traffic and consider exiting ahead of the closure and using alternate routes, including eastbound Happy Valley Road to southbound 19th Avenue and westbound Deer Valley Road to return to I-17.
  • Northbound Interstate 17 closed at Pinnacle Peak Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (June 23) for bridge girder installation. Pinnacle Peak Road also closed in both directions at I-17. DETOUR: Northbound I-17 traffic will detour along the ramps at Pinnacle Peak Road. Expect heavy traffic and consider exiting ahead of the closure and using alternate routes, including eastbound Deer Valley Road to northbound 19th Avenue and westbound Happy Valley Road to return to I-17.
  • New: Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to two lanes between 63rd and 59th avenues in west Phoenix from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday (June 22) for construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Eastbound I-10 on-ramp at 75th Avenue closed. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to merge safely when approaching and traveling through the work zone.
  • Updated: Interstate 10 on- and off-ramps at 83rd Avenue in west Phoenix closed from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (June 22) for traffic-signal improvements. 83rd Avenue also closed in both directions at I-10. DETOUR: Consider using ramps at adjacent I-10 interchanges. Local traffic can detour on McDowell Road or Van Buren Street and access I-10 via 75th or 91st avenues.
  • Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to three lanes overnight near the US 60 (Superstition Freeway) interchange in Tempe from 11 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 24) for freeway maintenance. Westbound US 60 ramp to westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and use caution in work zones.
  • Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) right lane closed in areas between Warner Road and Chandler Boulevard from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 24) for freeway widening project. Southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Warner Road and off-ramp at Ray Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday (June 22) and southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Ray Road and off-ramp at Chandler Boulevard closed from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 24). DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider ramps at adjacent interchanges to enter or exit southbound Loop 101. Please use caution in work zones.

Have a safe and wonderful weekend!