Improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (June 18-21), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following weekend freeway restrictions are in place:
Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between State Route 51 and 56th Street in north Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday(June 21) for widening project. Northbound SR 51 ramp to eastbound Loop 101 closed. Eastbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Seventh Street and Cave Creek Road closed. Allow extra travel time and expect heavy traffic. DETOUR: Alternate routes include traveling south on SR 51 to eastbound Bell Road and northbound 56th Street to reach Loop 101 beyond closure. Drivers also can consider using eastbound Deer Valley Road/Drive to southbound 56th Street to reach Loop 101.
Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Broadway Road closed in Tempe from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (June 19) for the Broadway Curve improvement project. DETOUR: Alternate routes include continuing west on Broadway Road to northbound 40th Street to access westbound I-10.
Westbound US 60 to eastbound I-10 ramp narrowed to one lane (right lane closed) in Tempe from 3 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (June 19) for the Broadway Curve improvement project. DETOUR: Allow extra travel time, use caution and merge safely through the work zone.