Only a few ADOT closures this weekend

Courtesy of ADOT

Courtesy of ADOT

Freeway-improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (Nov. 13-16). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers plan ahead, consider alternate routes or adjust travel schedules and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place:

 

  • Eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Gilbert and McDowell Rd. (southeast of Power Rd.) from 3 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 15) for permanent lane striping as part of widening project. All eastbound Loop 202 on-ramps between Gilbert and Power roads closed. DETOUR: Consider using eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) as alternate freeway route. Local traffic will detour along eastbound McDowell Road.
  • Grand Avenue (US 60) closed in both directions between Loop 303 and R.H. Johnson Boulevard in Surprise from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 16) for bridge construction. DETOUR: Travelers, including NASCAR race fans, should allow extra travel time. Traffic will detour on Loop 303 and Bell Road. Department of Public Safety troopers will be on site to monitor traffic signal timing at Loop 303 and Grand Avenue.
  • Westbound Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard right turn lane to northbound Loop 101 on-ramp and frontage road closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 15) for maintenance work. DETOUR: Westbound Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard traffic can travel west to northbound Hayden Road to connect with Loop 101.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes overnight near State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 16) for bridge construction. DETOUR: Please be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.

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