Expect closures on I-10 and Loop 101 this weekend

Posted at 11:45 AM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 13:45:32-05

PHOENIX — Two different sections of Interstate 10 will be closed this weekend, December 11-14, for cleaning of The Deck Park Tunnel, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Here is ADOT's Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory, as it appears on the official website:

  • Eastbound I-10 closed between the I-17 “Stack” interchange (near 27th Avenue) and the State Route 51/Loop 202 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 12) for tunnel maintenance. Both I-17 ramps to eastbound I-10 closed. Southbound SR 51 and westbound Loop 202 ramps to eastbound I-10 will be open.
    • Detour: Eastbound I-10 traffic can detour to southbound I-17 at the Stack interchange and connect with I-10 near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
  • Westbound I-10 closed between the I-17 “Split” interchange near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 13) for tunnel maintenance. Southbound State Route 51 ramp to westbound I-10 closed. Westbound Loop 202 ramp to westbound I-10 will remain open but traffic must exit I-10 at Seventh Street. The westbound Sky Harbor Boulevard ramp to westbound I-10 will be open but traffic limited to accessing northbound SR 51 and eastbound Loop 202. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Washington Street restricted (access also limited to northbound SR 51 or eastbound Loop 202). Southbound I-17 ramp at westbound I-10 (including access to Sky Harbor Airport) at the Split interchange also closed.
    • Detour: Westbound I-10 traffic can detour on northbound I-17 and connect with I-10 at the Stack interchange (north of Van Buren Street).
  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to two lanes overnight between Cave Creek Road and SR 51 in north Phoenix from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights (Dec. 13-17) for widening project. Eastbound Loop 101 off- and on-ramps at Cave Creek Road closed overnight.
    • Detour: Allow extra travel time when the Cave Creek Road ramps are closed and consider exiting eastbound Loop 101 at Seventh Street, SR 51, or Tatum Boulevard.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) on-ramp at 19th Avenue and eastbound off-ramp at Seventh Avenue closed for approximately 60 days from 10 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 13) through mid-February 2021.
    • Detours: Consider entering eastbound Loop 101 via 27th or Seventh avenues while the eastbound on-ramp at 19th Avenue is closed. Consider exiting eastbound Loop 101 at Seventh Street and detouring via the westbound frontage road while the eastbound off-ramp at Seventh Avenue is closed.

Have a safe and wonderful weekend!