There are limited freeway improvement-project restrictions scheduled this weekend (Aug. 10-13) in the Phoenix area, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Work schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather. Drivers should allow extra travel time, use caution and consider alternate routes while the following weekend restrictions are in place:Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to two lanes between Rural Road and Interstate 10 in Tempe from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 13) for lane striping. Westbound US 60 ramp to eastbound I-10 (toward Tucson) closed. Westbound US 60 HOV lane ramp to westbound I-10 closed. Eastbound I-10 off-ramp at Baseline Road closed. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes while ramps are closed, including southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) to westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) to access eastbound I-10. Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Thomas Road in Goodyear closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 11) for barrier wall repairs. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes, including the northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Indian School Road. Westbound Interstate 10 on-ramp at 43rd Avenue and off-ramp at 51st Avenue closed from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 13) for work on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. DETOUR: Consider using other nearby ramps. Saturday Traffic Note: Expect heavier traffic on Interstate 10 in west Phoenix and Loop 101 north of I-10 late Saturday afternoon and evening due to Arizona Cardinals preseason game in Glendale. Allow extra travel time and arrive early. Stadium parking lots open at 3 p.m. Northbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Camelback and Bethany Home roads and southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Glendale Avenue closed starting at 5:30 p.m. The game kicks off at 7 p.m.
Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.
Any additional freeway-restriction information will be posted at azdot.gov, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including future weekend restriction information. Another great way to find more about ADOT’s projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT Blog at azdot.gov/blog.
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ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the Regional Transportation Plan for the Maricopa County region. The primary funding source for regional freeway improvements is a half-cent sales tax approved by county voters in 2004. More information about ADOT projects and the regional plan is available at azdot.gov/projects.
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