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Weekend traffic report for June 25 - June 28

Vanessa Ramirez has a breakdown of the road closures and detours on Valley roads this weekend.

PHOENIX — Here’s a breakdown of the closures and restrictions you can expect to see around the Valley this weekend. 

Northeast Valley                                                                   

  • Loop 101 eastbound is closed between 56th Street and Scottsdale Road for a  widening project from Friday at 10 p.m. until Monday at 5 a.m. The SR 51 ramp to Loop 101 eastbound is closed and the Loop 101 eastbound on-ramp at Tatum Boulevard is also closed. Alternate routes include traveling south on 56th Street to eastbound Bell Road and northbound Scottsdale Road to reach Loop 101 beyond the closure.

North Valley 

  • I-17 southbound is closed between Thunderbird Road and Peoria Avenue for maintenance from Saturday at 4:30 a.m. until Sunday at 4 a.m. The I-17 southbound on-ramps at Greenway, Thunderbird and Cactus roads are also closed. Drivers can use 19th or 35th avenues to the Peoria Avenue on-ramp as an alternate route to enter I-17 northbound.
  • I-17 northbound is closed between Peoria Avenue and Cactus Road for maintenance and repair work from Sunday at 4:30 a.m. until Monday at 4 a.m. The I-17 northbound on-ramps at Peoria and Dunlap avenues are also closed. Drivers can use 19th or 35th avenues to the Cactus Road on-ramp as an alternate route to enter I-17 northbound.

East Valley 

  • The US 60 eastbound on-ramp at Priest Drive in Tempe is closed for pre-construction survey work. This takes place Saturday from 2 a.m. until 5 p.m. and then Sunday from 4 a.m. until 5 p.m. The US 60 eastbound right lane and the auxiliary lane between Priest and Hardy drives are also closed. Traffic can use either Southern Avenue or Baseline Road east to the Mill Avenue on-ramp to enter US 60 eastbound.
  • I-10 westbound is narrowed to three lanes between the Broadway Road exit and 48th Street in Tempe for pre-construction survey work. This takes place on Saturday from 3 a.m. until 5 p.m. and then again Sunday from 3:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • SR 143 southbound will be narrowed to one lane south of University Drive in Tempe for pre-construction survey work on Saturday from 2 a.m. until 5 p.m. Traffic will still have access to I-10 westbound and I-10 eastbound exits

Phoenix

  • I-10 eastbound is closed between the I-17 “Stack” interchange and SR 51/Loop 202 interchange for tunnel maintenance from Friday at 9 p.m. until Saturday at 9 a.m. Both I-17 ramps to I-10 eastbound are closed. Eastbound on-ramps between 19th Avenue and 7th Street are also closed. Alternate routes also include eastbound Jefferson Street or McDowell Road to SR 51 southbound to access I-10 eastbound.
  • I-10 westbound is closed between the I-17 “Split” interchange near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and 7th Avenue for tunnel maintenance from Saturday at 9 p.m. until Sunday at 9 a.m. The SR 51 southbound ramp to I-10 westbound is closed. The Loop 202 westbound ramp to I-10 westbound will remain open but traffic must exit I-10 at 7th Street. I-10 westbound traffic can detour on I-17 northbound and connect with I-10 at the Stack interchange (north of Van Buren Street).

As always, please stay alert and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching and traveling through work zones.

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