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New Loop 101 HOV-lane ramps now open at Maryland Ave. in Glendale

March 29, 2014

PHOENIX - New freeway ramps to improve the flow of traffic near University of Phoenix Stadium and Jobing.com Arena in Glendale are now open. The Arizona Department of Transportation says the new Loop 101 HOV-lane ramps at the Maryland Avenue bridge were completed on schedule as part of an accelerated construction project that started in October.

The City of Glendale teamed up with ADOT and the Maricopa Association of Governments on the project to add the new ramps, designed to improve access in and out of the Westgate Entertainment District and the area's sports facilities. All four ramps connect to the center of the Maryland Avenue bridge via the Loop 101 HOV lanes.

Crews working on the $11.7 million project met the goal of completing the new on- and off-ramps at Maryland Avenue before the upcoming Arizona Cardinals season. Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon, the last barricades were removed last night. The new ramps are open for drivers to use for the first time this weekend.

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Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at 602.712.8946 or at [email protected]. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles al 602.712.8946 o en [email protected]. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.