***SUNDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: I-17 closure and I-10 closure have reopened early, according to ADOT.
Traveling around town this weekend? Here are some road closures that you need to know about.
- Westbound Interstate 10 closed at 59th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 10) for bridge construction at Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Westbound I-10 on-ramps at 43rd and 51st avenues also closed. Please consider alternate routes. DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic will exit and re-enter the freeway by using the off- and on-ramps at 59th Avenue. However, heavy traffic and delays should be expected. Westbound and southbound Loop 101 west of I-17 in north Phoenix is one alternate freeway route to consider.
- Southbound Interstate 17 closed between the I-10 “Stack” interchange (south of McDowell Road) and 19th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 10) for permanent lane striping on new rubberized asphalt pavement. Both I-10 ramps to southbound I-17 will be closed. However, the southbound I-17 ramps to I-10 (both directions) at the Stack interchange will remain open. Expect heavier traffic and consider alternate routes. DETOUR: Consider using southbound State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) as alternate route to approach the downtown Phoenix area and Sky Harbor International Airport.