Weekend traffic report: October 6-9

Commuters will deal with a handful of closures throughout the Valley this weekend.

Thank you for visiting 12news.com for the weekend traffic report. Here’s what you need to know for this weekend: October 6-9.

Commuters will deal with a handful of closures throughout the Valley this weekend.

I-10 westbound and eastbound ramps to Loop 303 northbound are closed for lane striping, Friday 10 p.m. until Monday 5 a.m. Drivers can detour by exiting I-10 to northbound Sarival Avenue or Citrus Road. Then use McDowell Road to northbound Cotton Lane to enter Loop 303 northbound via the Thomas Road on-ramp.

Loop 303 southbound ramp to I-10 westbound is closed for lane striping work at freeway-to-freeway interchange starting Friday 10 p.m. to Saturday at noon. Commuters can detour by exiting Loop 303 southbound at Thomas Road and use southbound Cotton Lane to westbound McDowell Road and southbound Perryville Road to access I-10 westbound. Please note that the I-10 eastbound on-ramp at Perryville Road is also closed.

The next closure is on the I-17 in Phoenix. Cactus Road is closed in both directions at I-17 for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system equipment, Friday 9 p.m. until Saturday 2 p.m. In addition to that closure, the I-17 northbound and southbound off-ramps at Cactus Road are closed. Cactus Road traffic approaching I-17 are required to make right turns onto the frontage road. Both I-17 on-ramps at Cactus Road open. Commuters please consider using Peoria Avenue or Thunderbird Road as alternate routes while Cactus Road is closed at the I-17.

Greenway Road is closed in both directions at I-17 for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system equipment starting Saturday 9 p.m. to Sunday 2 p.m. I-17 northbound and southbound off-ramps at Greenway Road are also closed. Greenway Road traffic approaching I-17 will make a right turn onto the frontage road. During this closure both I-17 on-ramps at Greenway Road are open. Please consider using Thunderbird Road or Bell Road as alternate routes for this closure.

The final closure of the weekend is in the northeast Valley. The Loop 101 westbound ramp to State Route 51 southbound is closed for resurfacing, Friday 9 p.m. until Saturday 11 p.m.  During this closure the Loop 101 westbound HOV-lane ramp to State Route 51 southbound will remain open. Loop 101 westbound drivers also can exit to southbound Cave Creek Road and use eastbound Union Hills Drive or Bell Road to access State Route 51 southbound.

Thank you for stopping by and have a fun and safe weekend!

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