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Weekend partial closures of I-10 set for ramp construction

Posted at 8:24 AM, Oct 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-26 18:01:07-04

Construction of a flyover ramp for the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway will require partial closures of Interstate 10 in west Phoenix this weekend.

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The Arizona Department of Transportation says westbound I-10 between 51st and 67th avenues will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday and that eastbound I-10 in the same area will be closed from 4 a.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday.

ADOT says workers will be pouring concrete to create the new ramp's deck.

The department says traffic will be diverted onto local streets during the closures and that I-10 will reopen will before the Arizona Cardinals' football game ends that afternoon.

The South Mountain Freeway will connect I-10 in the Chandler area on one side with I-10 in southwest Phoenix.