Weekend Travel Alert: July 29 - August 1

I-10 ramps at 32nd Street to close for bridge work
Posted at 8:53 AM, Jul 29, 2016

Drivers should expect some closures and restrictions on Valley freeways this weekend, as crew work on improvement projects.

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. 1) 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.

Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 in Goodyear closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 1) for construction. DETOUR: Access northbound Loop 303 by exiting westbound I-10 at Sarival Avenue and using westbound McDowell Road to northbound Cotton Lane to northbound on-ramp at Thomas Road. Note: This ramp closure and detour also scheduled during overnight hours next week (Aug. 1-5).

Interstate 10 temporarily closed (up to 15 minutes each time) between Guadalupe and Elliot roads from 6 a.m. to noon Sunday (July 31) for overhead utility line work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared for slowing or stopped traffic during the temporary intermittent closures.

Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) left lanes closed in both directions between Val Vista Drive and Higley Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday (July 30) for installation of temporary barrier walls. DETOUR: Please watch for highway workers and equipment. Be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone. Note: Freeway’s left shoulders closed until mid-August for overhead message-sign installation.