ADOT to close eastbound section near Sky Harbor Airport this weekend


A stretch of eastbound Interstate 10 near Sky Harbor Airport will be closed and other freeway restrictions are scheduled for improvement projects this weekend, state transportation officials said.

The following work will take place from Friday night, June 21, to early Monday morning, June 24:

  • Eastbound I-10 will be closed between State Route 51 and US 60 from 10 pm Friday to 4 am Monday for work on the I-10 Broadway Curve improvement project.

All eastbound I-10 on-ramps between Third Street and Baseline Road will be closed, including the southbound SR 51 and westbound Loop 202 ramps to eastbound I-10 at the “Mini-Stack” interchange. The southbound I-17 connection to eastbound I-10 near Sky Harbor Airport will be closed as will the southbound I-17 on-ramps at Seventh Avenue and Seventh Street closed. Detours: Eastbound I-10 drivers can consider using eastbound Loop 202 to southbound Loop 101 and westbound US 60 or westbound Loop 202 to reach I-10 beyond the closure, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. I-10 drivers in the West Valley can consider using southbound/eastbound Loop 202 to avoid the closure. Note: Some ramps will close as early as 8 pm Friday. In addition, the eastbound I-10 off-ramp at Warner Road will be closed from 2 am to 9 pm Saturday for barrier work. Consider exiting at Ray Road.

  • Westbound I-10 will be narrowed to two lanes between Broadway Road and 40th Street near Sky Harbor Airport from 8 pm Friday to 4 am Monday for bridge work.

The westbound I-10 on-ramp at Broadway Road will be closed as will the westbound US 60 HOV ramp to westbound I-10. Note: The southbound SR 143 will be narrowed to one lane at I-10 from 8 pm Friday to 4 am Monday. The southbound SR 143 loop ramp to eastbound I-10 will close permanently at 8 pm Friday. Detour: Consider using the eastbound I-10 on-ramps at Broadway or Baseline roads.

  • Southbound I-17 on-ramp at Loop 303 will be closed from 9 pm to 8 am Friday and Saturday nights and from 9 pm Sunday to 5 am Monday for a pavement improvement project.

Detour: Loop 303/Sonoran Desert Drive traffic can use northbound 43rd Avenue or the northbound I-17 frontage road to Dove Valley Road to enter southbound I-17.

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