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Metro Phoenix drivers can expect weekend highway closures on I-10, Loop 101, and more

Metro Phoenix drivers touring between Phoenix, Tempe and Chandler this weekend ought to expect notable closures and detours, in line with the Arizona Department of Transportation’s weekend freeway travel advisory.

The westbound Interstate 10 will likely be closed between Loop 202 and U.S. 60 from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday for paving and bridge work, and the southbound Loop 101 will likely be closed between Guadalupe and Ray Roads from 9 p.m. Friday to five a.m. Monday, amongst different closures within the valley.

Watch the detour video for more on closures and the right way to keep away from them.

Westbound I-10 closed between Loop 202 and US 60

A detour will likely be accessible utilizing the eastbound Loop 202 to northbound Loop 101, to westbound U.S. 60 or westbound Loop 202 to entry westbound I-10 past the closure.

The advisory stated drivers heading to the West Valley can keep away from the I-10 closure by utilizing the Loop 202 west and north to attach with the I-10 at 59th Avenue.

Between Broadway Road and forty eighth Street, the westbound I-10 will likely be narrowed to a few lanes.

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Additional ramps will likely be closed as properly:

  • The westbound I-10 on-ramps at Wild Horse Pass Boulevard/Sundust Road, Chandler Boulevard and Ray, Warner and Elliot Roads.

  • The westbound Loop 202 ramp to westbound I-10

  • The eastbound Loop 202 ramp to westbound I-10

  • The westbound I-10 on-ramp at Broadway Road

Southbound Loop 101 closed between Guadalupe and Ray roads

The southbound Loop 101 will likely be closed between Guadalupe and Ray Roads from 9 p.m. Friday to five a.m. Monday.

Both U.S. 60 on-ramps to southbound Loop 101 will likely be closed, in addition to the on-ramps at Broadway and Baseline Roads.

A detour is out there by exiting forward of the closure and utilizing the southbound Price frontage highway earlier than connecting with southbound Loop 101 past the closure. Other native routes embrace southbound Dobson Road or McClintock Drive, in line with the advisory.

US 60 lanes narrowed close to Wittmann

The U.S. 60 will likely be narrowed to at least one lane in each instructions between 163rd Avenue and Center Street from 11 p.m. Friday to three p.m. Saturday, and once more from 11 p.m. Saturday to three p.m. Sunday for pavement sealing work.

The Deer Valley Road connection to the U.S. 60 will likely be closed as properly.

Westbound U.S. 60 drivers can use the northbound Loop 303 to northbound Lake Pleasant Parkway and westbound State Route 74. Eastbound U.S. 60 drivers from Wickenburg can think about using eastbound State Route 74 to southbound Lake Pleasant Parkway and southbound Loop 303 to succeed in the U.S. 60.

Local drivers close to 163rd Avenue can contemplate alternate routes together with eastbound Happy Valley Road to entry Loop 303/Happy Valley Parkway.

State Route 87 to be briefly closed

State Route 87 will likely be briefly closed between Lindsay and Stapley Drives periodically between these instances:

  • 9 p.m. Friday to five a.m. Saturday

  • Noon Saturday to midday Sunday

  • 8 p.m. Sunday to five a.m. Monday

The closures are for a Western Area Power Administration challenge, and legislation enforcement will likely be on website for intermittent closures of as much as quarter-hour every time, in line with the advisory.

This article initially appeared on Arizona Republic: Weekend freeway travel advisory sites I-10 and Loop 101 closures

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