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Weekend construction will close parts of Loop 101 and I-17

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Posted at 10:48 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 13:48:35-04

There will be closures on I-17 and Loop 101 and narrowed lanes on Loop 101 and Loop 303 this weekend (July 24-27) for improvement projects, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

This is ADOT's Freeway Weekend Travel Advisory, exactly as it appears on their site:

  • Southbound Interstate 17 closed between Thunderbird Road and Dunlap Avenue from 2 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 27) for pavement work. Southbound I-17 on-ramp at Greenway Road also closed.
    • DETOUR: Allow extra travel time and expect delays. Alternate freeway routes include eastbound Loop 101 to southbound State Route 51 to reach I-10 and I-17 in downtown area. Southbound I-17 drivers should consider exiting ahead of the closure and using southbound 19th or 35th avenues.
  • Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between Tatum Boulevard and Cave Creek Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 27) for pavement improvements including diamond grinding of concrete pavement. Northbound SR 51 ramp to westbound Loop 101 closed. Westbound Loop 101 on-ramp at 56th Street closed.
    • DETOUR: Consider using westbound Deer Valley Road or Union Hills Drive to Seventh Street to reconnect with westbound Loop 101.
  • Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) closed between US 60 (Superstition Freeway) and Warner Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 27) for lane striping and pavement improvements. US 60 ramps to southbound Loop 101 closed.
    • DETOUR: Alternate freeway routes include westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) to southbound SR 143, eastbound I-10 and eastbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway). Southbound Loop 101 traffic can exit at Southern Avenue and use Price frontage road. Local traffic also can use southbound Dobson Road or McClintock Drive.
  • Northbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) narrowed to three lanes between Baseline Road and Rio Salado Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 27) for improvements including diamond grinding of concrete pavement. US 60 ramps to northbound Loop 101 closed. Northbound Loop 101 off-ramps at Broadway Road and University Drive closed. Westbound US 60 on-ramp at Alma School Road closed.
    • DETOUR: Alternate routes include northbound Dobson Road or McClintock Drive.
  • Southbound Loop 303 narrowed to one lane between Grand Avenue (US 60) and Mountain View Road from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (July 25) for pole installation as part of freeway technology project. Southbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Cactus Road also closed.
    • DETOUR: Please use caution when approaching and traveling through work zone.
  • Southbound Loop 303 narrowed to two lanes between Peoria Avenue and Northern Parkway from 10 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday (July 26) for pole installation as part of freeway technology project. Westbound Northern Parkway ramp to southbound Loop 303 closed. Southbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Waddell Road closed.
    • DETOUR: Please use caution when approaching and traveling through work zone.

Have a safe and wonderful weekend.