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Weekend construction impacts Loop 101 and SR-51

Posted at 10:53 AM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 12:53:20-05

PHOENIX — Loop 101 in the north Valley has scheduled weekend construction, resulting in lane closures or restrictions, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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

  • Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between SR 51 and Cave Creek Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Feb. 8) for widening project. Northbound State Route 51 ramp to westbound Loop 101 closed. Westbound Loop 101 on-ramp at 56th Street closed.
    • Detour: Expect heavy traffic, delays and consider alternate routes. Westbound Loop 101 traffic can detour on southbound SR 51 and use westbound Union Hills Drive and northbound Seventh Street to reach Loop 101.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to two lanes between 56th Street and Pima Road/Princess Drive from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Feb. 8) for widening project (pavement diamond grinding).
    • Detour: Allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching and traveling through work zones.

Have a safe and wonderful weekend!