Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory
Westbound Loop 101 closed from Seventh St to I-17; I-10 restricted in West Valley
Friday Through Monday (Feb. 22 - 25)
PHOENIX –A section of westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix is scheduled to be closed this weekend (Feb. 22-25) for a new widening project, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and focus on safe driving while the following weekend restrictions are in place:
- Westbound Loop 101 closed between Seventh Street and Interstate 17 in north Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Feb. 25) for placement of temporary barrier and lane-stripe adjustments as part of new widening project. Westbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Cave Creek Road also closed. Westbound Loop 101 ramps to northbound and southbound I-17 closed. Both I-17 ramps to westbound Loop 101 will remain open. DETOUR: Westbound Loop 101 traffic can exit at Seventh Street and detour along Beardsley frontage road. However, expect heavy traffic. To limit delays, consider other alternate routes, including exiting ahead of closure and using westbound Union Hills Drive or Deer Valley Road. Drivers in southeast Valley should consider using westbound Loop 202 and westbound I-10 to northbound I-17..
- Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane at 67th Avenue in west Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 24) for paving work at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange work zone. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes.
- Eastbound I-10 narrowed to one lane at 59th Avenue in west Phoenix from 7 p.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday (Feb. 25) for bridge work at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange work zone. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes.
Project schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather or other factors.
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.
Additional freeway restrictions such as ramp or frontage road closures will be posted at azdot.gov, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email and text updates, including future weekend restriction information.
Another great way to find 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.