Watch out for closures and restrictions on Valley freeways this weekend and crews work on several improvement projects. Project schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather. The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers allow extra travel time, use caution and consider alternate routes while the following scheduled restrictions are in place:
Interstate 10 on- and off-ramps at University Drive/32nd Street near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 8) for bridge work and paving. University Drive/32nd Street also closed in the area between Wood and Elwood streets. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, which include using the I-10 on- or off-ramps at 40th Street, to access local businesses.
Interstate 17 narrowed to one lane in both directions between Buckeye Road and Jefferson Street from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 6) for barrier-wall repair. DETOUR: Please use caution in work zone, allow extra travel time and consider using I-10 in downtown Phoenix area as alternate route.
Southbound Interstate 17 left two lanes closed between Happy Valley and Pinnacle Peak roads from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (Aug. 6) for bridge maintenance. Pinnacle Peak Road overpass and I-17 on-ramps closed. I-17 off-ramps at Pinnacle Peak Road restricted with only right turns allowed. DETOUR: Consider using other nearby I-17 interchanges, including Happy Valley Road.
Eastbound Grand Avenue (US 60) narrowed to one lane between Deer Valley Road and Loop 303 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 8) for pavement improvements. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes if possible.
Interstate 17 off-ramps at Camelback Road closed from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 7) for Salt River Project utility work. Camelback Road closed between 27th Avenue and I-17, although Camelback Road traffic permitted to make right turns only to I-17 on-ramps or frontage roads. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including Indian School or Bethany Home roads.
State Route 347 intersection at State Route 238 (Maricopa area) restricted with no SR 238 access to or from SR 347 from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 8) for pavement improvements. SR 347 scheduled to remain open with lane restrictions. DETOUR: Drivers can follow signed detour routes on other local roadways.
Northbound Interstate 17 ramps to Loop 101 (both directions) in north Phoenix closed overnight from 11 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 8) for maintenance. DETOUR: Use local roads, including Deer Valley Road or Union Hills Drive, as alternate routes while ramps are closed.