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Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory
Southbound I-17 narrowed near Seventh Avenue for bridge work

Friday Through Monday (Nov. 17 - 20)

PHOENIX –Drivers should find most Phoenix-area freeways clear of construction or maintenance restrictions this weekend (Nov. 17-20), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A section of southbound I-17 will be narrowed to two lanes starting Friday night for bridge work. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory Map
  • Southbound I-17 narrowed to two lanes (right lane closed) near Seventh Avenue (south of downtown Phoenix) from 9 p.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 18) for bridge work. Seventh Avenue closed in both directions at I-17. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including eastbound Interstate 10 in the downtown area. Consider using alternate routes including Seventh Street while Seventh Avenue is closed at I-17. NOTE: Southbound I-17 will temporarily be narrowed to one lane Friday night to allow crews to set up barrier wall for the work zone.
  • Southbound I-17 on-ramp at Bethany Home Road and southbound off-ramp at Thomas Road closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 18) for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system. Northbound I-17 frontage road also closed between Encanto Boulevard and Thomas Road. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be listed on ADOT’s website, azdot.gov, 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 around the state, visit ADOT's Travel Information site at az511.gov 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 azdot.gov/blog.

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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