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ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (March 17-20)

I-17 South closed between Dunlap and Glendale avenues for paving
March 16, 2017

craPHOENIX – A busy stretch of southbound Interstate 17 will be closed in Phoenix this weekend as crews begin to replace the freeway’s worn pavement with a new layer of smooth rubberized asphalt. Drivers should consider alternate routes while the Arizona Department of Transportation starts what will be a series of weekend closures for the I-17 resurfacing south of Dunlap Avenue. Use caution and allow extra travel time while the following Phoenix-area freeway restrictions are in place:

  • Southbound Interstate 17 closed between Dunlap and Glendale avenues from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 20) for rubberized asphalt resurfacing. Southbound I-17 on-ramp at Peoria Avenue also closed. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including Loop 101 and southbound State Route 51. Expect heavy delays when southbound I-17 traffic detours on the frontage road between Dunlap and Glendale avenues. Note: No left turns allowed from Dunlap or Northern avenues at I-17 (both directions) due to bridge work. Please consider other cross streets, including Bethany Home Road, for left-turn access to I-17 or frontage roads.
  • Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) closed between US 60 (Superstition Freeway) and Warner Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday (March 18) for overhead sign work. Both US 60 ramps to southbound Loop 101 also closed. DETOUR: Consider using southbound McClintock Drive or Alma School Road and follow detour signs. Southbound Loop 101 traffic also can detour along southbound frontage road. Please use caution and allow extra travel time. 
  • Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) closed between Warner Road and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Chandler from 10 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday (March 19) for overhead sign work. DETOUR: Southbound Loop 101 traffic will detour along frontage road. Please use caution and allow extra travel time.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be posted at, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including weekend restriction information.

For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area and around the state, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at or call 511. Another great way to find out more about ADOT’s projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT Blog at

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

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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.