Closures on Interstate 17 and US 60 ADOT this weekend: Here’s what to know

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced their weekend itinerary as freeway improvement projects continue in Phoenix. Notable closures and restrictions will be taking place along Interstate 17 and US 60 for pavement improvement, much of which being an extension of the departments ‘Roadwork Roundup’ initiative that began earlier this month. Drivers are advised to allow for extra time and plan ahead.

Real-time traffic conditions can always be checked at az511.gov.

Southbound Interstate 17

Details: Southbound Interstate 17 will be closed between Greenway Road and Northern Avenue for a pavement improvement project.

  • Both Loop 101 ramps to southbound I-17 will be closed.
  • Southbound I-17 on-ramps at Rose Garden Lane, Union Hills Drive and Bell Road will also be closed.
  • Sections of southbound I-17 frontage roads scheduled to be closed in areas between Union Hills Drive and Dunlap Avenue

When: 10 p.m. Friday, Jan.

13 to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan.

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Related:3 die in multiple crashes on I-10 in Tempe, Chandler Alternate Routes: ADOT advises drivers to use eastbound Loop 101 to southbound State Route 51 as an alternate freeway route to downtown Phoenix. Southbound I-17 drivers can exit ahead of the closure, using southbound 19th or 35th Avenues to travel ahead of the closure.

Eastbound US 60

Details: Eastbound U.S.

60 will be closed between Loop 101 (Price Freeway) and Mesa Drive for a pavement improvement project. All Loop 101 ramps to east and westbound US 60 will be closed. When: 9 p.m.

Friday, Jan.

13 to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan.

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Eastbound U.S.

60 drivers can exit ahead of the closure, using eastbound Baseline Road or Southern Avenue to travel beyond the closure.

Southbound Loop 101

Details: Southbound Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) will be closed between Camelback and Indian School Roads in the West Valley for overhead sign work.

  • Southbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Glendale Avenue, Maryland Avenue and Cardinals Way will be closed.

When: 2 a.m. Saturday, Jan.

14 to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan.

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Alternate Routes: ADOT advises drivers to consider exiting ahead of the closure, using southbound 91st or 99th Avenues.

Westbound Loop 303

Details: Westbound Loop 303 will be closed between Interstate 17 and Lake Pleasant Parkway for new interchange construction.

  • I-17 off-ramps at Loop 303 will be restricted, with access limited to using Sonoran Desert Drive (east of I-17)
  • I-17 on-ramps at Loop 303 will remain open

When: 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan.

14 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan.

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Alternate Routes: ADOT advises using westbound State Route 74 to southbound Lake Pleasant Parkway to enter Loop 303 beyond the closure.