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Westbound I-10 restrictions at 59th Avenue resume Sunday night

July 20, 2017

PHOENIX – Freeway construction restrictions in the Phoenix area will be limited this weekend (July 21-24), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Weather permitting, westbound I-10 overnight restrictions at 59th Avenue in west Phoenix will resume on Sunday evening and continue next week. ADOT says drivers should allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place:

  • Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one laneovernight at 59th Avenue from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 24) for bridge construction at Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Westbound I-10 also closed for brief periods at 59th Avenue during overnight hours. DETOUR: When intermittent westbound I-10 closures are needed, traffic will detour along off- and on-ramps at 59th Avenue. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes. NOTE: This restriction also scheduled Monday through Thursday nights (July 24-28).
  • Southbound Interstate 17 narrowed to two lanes (left lanes closed) overnight between Dunlap Avenue and Bethany Home Road from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday (July 23) for overhead sign improvements. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to merge safely when approaching the work zone. Watch for highway workers and equipment.
  • Southbound Scottsdale Road left lane closed between Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) and Playa Del Norte (near bridge over Tempe Town Lake) for approximately one week from 9 p.m. Thursday (July 20) to 5 a.m. Friday (July 28). Loop 202 off-ramps will be narrowed for traffic turning south onto Scottsdale Road. Restrictions in place for private development’s sewer line work in city of Tempe. Expect delays at times. DETOUR: Be prepared for slower traffic and delays in area. Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including southbound McClintock or Priest drives.
  • Northbound Interstate 17 right lane closed overnight in areas between Camelback Road and Northern Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (July 22) for fence work. Northbound I-17 on- and off-ramps at Bethany Home Road and Glendale Avenue closed at times. DETOUR: Please use caution when approaching work zone and be prepared to slow down and merge safely. Watch for highway workers and equipment.
  • Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Thomas Road closed overnight from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday (July 22) for concrete-wall repairs. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including northbound Citrus Road to Cotton Lane to Indian School Road to access northbound Loop 303 while on-ramp at Thomas Road is closed.