Traveling around the Valley this weekend? The Arizona Department of Transportation has several construction projects planned.
Southbound Interstate 17 closed between Interstate 10 at the "Stack" interchange and 19th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 5) for rubberized asphalt paving. The southbound I-17 ramps to I-10 (both directions) will remain open. However, both eastbound and westbound I-10 ramps to southbound I-17 will be closed. DETOUR: Consider alternate southbound routes, including State Route 51 to I-10. Southbound I-17 traffic can exit at Thomas or McDowell roads and use the southbound frontage road or 19th or 27th avenues. NOTE: Van Buren Street closed in both directions at I-17 for new pedestrian fence installation. Consider other routes, including McDowell Road.
· Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Loop 303 and Perryville Road in the West Valley from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 5) for bridge deck joint repairs. Southbound Loop 303 ramp to westbound I-10 closed. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Citrus Road closed. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes. NOTE: Westbound I-10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 closed overnight from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (June 3) and 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday (June 4) for construction. Consider exiting westbound I-10 at Sarival Avenue and using westbound McDowell Road to northbound Cotton Lane to reach Loop 303.
· Southbound Loop 303 closed between Indian School and McDowell roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (June 3) for overhead sign installation. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes, including southbound Estrella Parkway or Perryville Road.
· Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) off- and on-ramps at Val Vista Drive closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 5) for pavement improvements. Val Vista Drive narrowed to one lane in each direction at US 60. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including Gilbert or Greenfield roads.