Phoenix area to see additional freeway closures this weekend

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Friday evening that the Phoenix area will face additional freeway closures over the weekend.

The agency announced that westbound lanes on US 60 will be closed between Loop 101 and McClintock Drive from 10 pm Friday to 5 am Monday for maintenance. The north and southbound Loop 101 ramps to US 60’s westbound lanes will also be closed.

ADOT drivers advised to take a detour on northbound Loop 101 and use the westbound lanes of Loop 202 to approach Sky Harbor Airport or hit Interstate 10 near downtown Phoenix.

ADOT also announced that Broadway Road will be closed in both directions between 48th and 55th streets from 10 pm Friday to 4 am Monday for construction as part of an improvement project.

I-10 on- and off-ramps at Broadway Road will be closed along with the I-10 “connector ramp” between 48th Street and Broadway. ADOT said detours include Baseline Road, Priest and University drives, and State Route 143.

Lastly, eastbound Loop 202’s right two lanes will be closed between Kyrene Road and Loop 101 from 5 am to 4 pm for pavement maintenance. The eastbound Loop 202 ramp to northbound Loop 101 in Chandler will also be closed. Alternate routes to reach northbound Loop 101 include using northbound Price Road.

Reach the reporter Perry Vandell at 602-444-2474 or [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @PerryVandell.

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