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Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Jan. 18-21)

Eastbound I-10 closed between 67th and 35th avenues for traffic shift

January 17, 2019

PHOENIX – Improvement projects will require a pair of Interstate 10 closures in the West Valley this weekend (Jan. 18-21), 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 freeway restrictions are in place:

  • Eastbound Interstate 10 closed between 67th and 35th avenues from 9 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday(Jan. 21) for a traffic shift in the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange work zone. Eastbound I-10 on-ramps at 91st, 83rd, 79th and 75th avenues also closedDETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including northbound and eastbound Loop 101 in the West Valley. Eastbound I-10 traffic exiting at 67th Avenue can detour to either Van Buren Street or McDowell Road and can access I-10 at 35th Avenue. NOTE: The end point for the eastbound I-10 closure is scheduled to change to 43rd Avenue by approximately noon Saturday (Jan. 19).
  • Westbound Interstate 10 closed at Sarival Avenue in Goodyear from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (Jan. 19) for installation of traffic-flow sensors. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Estrella Parkway also closed. DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic exiting at Sarival Avenue will detour along the freeway frontage road and can access I-10 at Citrus Road. Drivers can also consider exiting ahead of the closure and using westbound McDowell Road as an alternate route.

Because unexpected delays can occur due to crashes, disabled vehicles and weather, motorists should:

  • Pack extra drinking water and snacks
  • Get plenty of rest before driving – drowsy driving is unsafe
  • Never drive while impaired – arrange for a designated driver or ride service
  • Check vehicles, including tire pressure, engine belts and fluid levels
  • Be prepared to slow down and use caution in existing highway work zones
  • If traveling to the high country, pack an emergency preparation kit in your vehicle that includes cold-weather clothes and blankets

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