Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory
Westbound I-10 closed between 51st and 67th avenues for bridge work
Friday Through Monday (July 20-23)
PHOENIX –Westbound Interstate 10 will be closed between 51st and 67th avenues in west Phoenix this weekend (July 20-23) for bridge work at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Eastbound I-10 also will be narrowed and closed intermittently near 59th Avenue.
Drivers should allow extra travel time, use caution and consider alternate routes while the following weekend restrictions are in place:
- Westbound Interstate 10 closed between 51st and 67th avenues from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 23) for girder installation at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Westbound I-10 on-ramps at 35th and 43rd avenues also closed. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes to avoid slow traffic. Westbound I-10 traffic exiting at 51st Avenue can detour along the westbound I-10 access road or use westbound McDowell Road or Van Buren Street before re-entering I-10 via 67th Avenue. Alternate routes include Loop 101 in West Valley.
NOTE: Eastbound I-10 narrowed to two lanes or closed intermittently for up to 15 minutes as needed near 59th Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday (July 21) for bridge work. Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including Loop 101.
- Northbound and southbound State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) off-ramps at Indian School Road restricted with no turns allowed to eastbound Indian School Road from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (July 21-22) for a city of Phoenix waterline project. SR 51 traffic exiting at Indian School Road limited to westbound turns. Eastbound Indian School Road narrowed to one lane near SR 51. DETOUR: Consider using Thomas Road as alternate route.
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.
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.