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I-10 lanes closing this weekend for a new bridge near the Sky Harbor Airport

Major construction for a new bridge is happening this weekend and the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 will be closed near the Phoenix airport.

PHOENIX — Heads up drivers, the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 will be closed off between State Route 51 and US 60 during the weekend of June 24 through June 27, said officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation.

ADOT says the closures are for the construction of a new bridge in the area. Workers will be laying girders as part of the I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project.

As a detour, motorists are encouraged to use eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) to southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) to westbound US 60. Motorists can also take westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) to access eastbound I-10 beyond the closure. Drivers on southbound I-17 can use westbound I-10 to eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway).

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Credit: ADOT

Eastbound I-10 will be closed between SR 51 and US 60 from 10 p.m. Friday, June 24, to roughly 4 a.m. Monday, June 27. The following ramps will also be closed:

  • The eastbound I-10 on-ramps between Third and 40th streets.
  • The ramp from southbound SR 143 to eastbound I-10.
  • The southbound I-17 on-ramps at Seventh Avenue and Seventh Street.
  • The ramp from southbound I-17 to eastbound I-10.
  • The westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramp to eastbound I-10.
  • The southbound SR 51 on-ramp at McDowell Road.
  • The ramps from southbound SR 51 to eastbound I-10.
  • The high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) ramp from eastbound I-10 to eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway). All other lanes from eastbound I-10 to eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) will remain open.

As always, drivers are encouraged to be aware of closures and consider using alternate routes to avoid construction zones.


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