Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Oct. 30-Nov. 2)

Eastbound Loop 101 closed near I-17, I-10 restricted near Casa Grande

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory Map

PHOENIX – A section of eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) will be closed near Interstate 17 in north Phoenix this weekend (Oct. 30-Nov. 2) for an ongoing widening project, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Interstate 10 also will be narrowed in the Casa Grande area. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following weekend freeway restrictions are in place:

  • Eastbound Loop 101 closed between I-17 and Seventh Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 2) for widening project. North- and southbound I-17 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 also closed. Eastbound Loop 101 ramps to north- and southbound I-17 will remain open. Expect heavy traffic and delays.
    • Detour: Consider alternate routes. Eastbound Loop 101 traffic can exit at 27th Avenue and detour along Beardsley frontage road. Local routes include eastbound Deer Valley Road or Union Hills Drive to Seventh Avenue to reach eastbound Loop 101.
    • Note: Both 16th and 32nd streets closed at Loop 101 from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 2). Traffic will detour on local routes.
       
  • Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane and eastbound I-10 narrowed to two lanes near Jimmie Kerr Boulevard in Casa Grande from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 2) for bridge maintenance. Eastbound I-8 ramp to westbound I-10 closed. Eastbound I-10 on-ramp at Jimmie Kerr Boulevard and westbound I-10 on-ramp at Sunland Gin Road closed. Expect heavy traffic and delays.
    • Detour: Allow extra travel time and use caution in work zones. Eastbound I-8 drivers can use eastbound I-10 before exiting to northbound Sunland Gin Road and using westbound Jimmie Kerr Boulevard to reach westbound I-10.
       
  • Central Avenue closed in both directions at I-17 south of downtown Phoenix from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 2) for bridge work. Local traffic only on Central Avenue south of Buckeye Road or north of Broadway Road.
    • Detour: Consider detouring on Seventh Avenue or Seventh Street.
       
  • State Route 347 narrowed to one lane in either direction overnight in areas between I-10 and Hathaway Avenue in Maricopa from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights (Nov. 1-Dec. 24) for pavement maintenance.
    • Detour: Please allow extra travel time and use caution in work zones.
       
  • I-10 Tucson to Phoenix Advisory: Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane overnight in areas between SR 387 (Casa Grande area) and SR 587 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday nights (Nov. 1-3) for resurfacing.
    • Detour: Expect heavy traffic and allow extra travel time.

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements in the Phoenix area 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.

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, ADOT’s free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.