Work on the Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) Improvement Project in the north Valley will require a closure as well as lane restrictions this weekend (Dec. 3-6), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following weekend restrictions are in place:
Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between Seventh Street and Interstate 17 in north Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Dec. 6) for final lane striping as part of widening project. Northbound State Route 51 ramp to westbound Loop 101 closed. Westbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Cave Creek Road also closed. Expect heavy traffic, allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes. DETOUR: Alternate routes include westbound Bell Road to northbound I-17 to reach westbound Loop 101. Local traffic north of Loop 101 can consider using northbound Seventh Street to westbound Happy Valley Road and southbound I-17 to connect with westbound Loop 101.
Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to two lanes between Tatum Boulevard and 64th Street from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Dec. 6) for lane striping as part of widening project. DETOUR: Please stay alert and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching and traveling through work zones.