PHOENIX - Traveling around the Valley this weekend? There are four road closures to avoid around the Phoenix area that ADOT wants you to know about:
Eastbound Interstate 10 closed at 59th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 1) for bridge construction at Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Eastbound I-10 on-ramps at 75th and 67th avenues also closed. DETOUR: Eastbound I-10 traffic will detour along the off- and on-ramps at 59th Avenue. Expect heavy traffic and delays. Consider using alternate routes, including northbound and eastbound Loop 101, to avoid traffic backups.
· Peoria Avenue closed in both directions at Interstate 17 from 9 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 30) for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system equipment. North- and southbound I-17 off-ramps at Peoria Avenue closed. DETOUR: Peoria Avenue traffic approaching I-17 required to make right turns onto frontage road. Consider alternate routes, including Dunlap Avenue or Cactus Road. NOTE: I-17 on-ramps at Peoria Avenue will remain open.
· Bell Road closed in both directions at Interstate 17 from 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday(Oct. 1) for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system equipment. North- and southbound I-17 off-ramps at Bell Road closed. DETOUR: Bell Road traffic approaching I-17 required to make right turns onto frontage road. Consider alternate routes, including Greenway Road or Union Hills Drive. I-17 on-ramps at Bell Road will remain open. NOTE: Northbound I-17 off-ramp at Bell Road also closed from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (Sept. 30). Please use other nearby exits.
· Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane in both directions in areas between State Route 587 (Casa Blanca Road) and the Gila River bridge south of Chandler from 7 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday (Oct. 2) for resurfacing project. Westbound I-10 off-ramp at SR 587 closed. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at SR 587 restricted at times. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes to avoid delays.