Several restrictions and closures are scheduled on Valley freeways this weekend, but projects are subject to change due to weather. The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends planning ahead and considering alternate routes while the following scheduled restrictions are in place:
Eastbound Interstate 10 closed between the I-17 “Stack” interchange and the State Route 51 “Mini-Stack” interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (May 7) for tunnel maintenance and cleaning. DETOUR: Eastbound I-10 traffic will detour to southbound I-17 at the Stack and can reconnect with I-10 near Sky Harbor International Airport.
Westbound Interstate 10 closed between the I-17 “Split” interchange near Sky Harbor International Airport and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday (May 8) for tunnel maintenance and cleaning. Southbound State Route 51 and westbound Loop 202 ramps to westbound I-10 closed. DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic will detour to northbound I-17 at the Split and can reconnect with I-10 at the Stack interchange north of Van Buren Street. If traveling to or from Sky Harbor, consider using the airport’s east entrance or exit via Loop 202 or SR 143.
Eastbound Interstate 10 closed at Dysart Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday (May 8) for installation of overhead message sign and traffic-flow sensors. Eastbound I-10 on-ramp at Litchfield Road also closed. DETOUR: Eastbound I-10 traffic will detour along off- and on-ramps at Dysart Road. Consider using eastbound McDowell Road to southbound Avondale Boulevard to access I-10.
Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 9) for construction of future ramp to southbound Loop 303. DETOUR: Please consider exiting westbound I-10 at Sarival Avenue and using westbound McDowell Road and northbound Cotton Lane to access northbound Loop 303.
Southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to three lanes (right lane closed) between 90th Street and Indian Bend Road/Talking Stick Way from 8:30 p.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday (May 8) for rubberized asphalt paving. Southbound Loop 101 on- and off-ramps between 90th Street and Indian Bend Road closed. DETOUR: Allow extra travel time and use caution in work zone. Consider alternate southbound on- and off-ramps, including those at Shea Boulevard and McDonald Drive.
Grand Avenue (US 60) narrowed to one lane in each direction at Loop 303 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (May 7) for paving. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and use caution in work zone.
Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Grand Avenue (US 60) and southbound Loop 303 off-ramp at Grand Avenue closed from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday (May 7) for paving. DETOUR: Grand Avenue drivers can access northbound Loop 303 by using southbound Reems Road to westbound Bell Road to reach Loop 303. Southbound Loop 303 drivers can access Grand Avenue by traveling south to Bell Road exit and turning at Bell interchange to enter northbound Loop 303 to then reach exit to Grand Avenue.
Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Bell Road and northbound Loop 303 off-ramp at Grand Avenue closed from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday (May 8) for paving. DETOUR: Please be prepared to follow signed detours, including northbound Reems Road to northwest-bound Grand Avenue while northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Bell Road is closed.