Carefree Highway Closings - March 2008

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Real Estate Agent with West USA Realty

The following information is thanks to AZ511.gov.     This impacts subdivisions such as Tramonto, Anthem, Sonoran Foothills, Dynamite Mountain Ranch and Tatum Ranch.  

 

Weekend Freeway Closures and Restrictions in Phoenix Area; I-17 Closed in Both Directions at Carefree Highway

Several improvement projects will require freeway closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (March 14-17).  The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) recommends drivers use alternate routes or give themselves extra travel time while the following restrictions are in place:

  • Interstate 17 closed in both directions at the Carefree Highway ( State Route 74) from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 17) for bridge demolition. DETOUR: I-17 traffic will detour along off- and on-ramps at Carefree Highway.  Expect heavy delays and consider alternate routes, if possible.  Extra travel time recommended.

  • Westbound Interstate 10 closed between Seventh Street and Seventh Avenuefrom 11 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (March 15) for tunnel maintenance. DETOUR: Drivers are encouraged to use the northbound I-17 truck route starting near Sky Harbor Airport.

  • Southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to one lane between Via de Ventura and Chaparral Road from 3 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (March 16) for carpool lane construction.  DETOUR: Consider using southbound State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) to eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway).

  • Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Avondale Boulevard and Litchfield Road from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday (March 15) for freeway widening work.  Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane between Litchfield Road and Estrella Parkway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday (March 15).  Eastbound I-10 narrowed to one lane between Estrella Parkway and Litchfield Road from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (March 15).  DETOUR : Drivers encouraged to give themselves extra travel time, slow down and merge safely approaching the work zones.

  • Eastbound I-10 narrowed to one lane between Bullard Avenue and Dysart Road from midnight to 9 a.m. Saturday (March 15) and from 11 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (March 16) for lane striping.  Eastbound I-10 on-ramp at Dysart Road closed.  DETOUR: Drivers encouraged to slow down and merge safely approaching the work zone.

  • Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to westbound Pecos Road closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 17) for pavement repairs. DETOUR: Traffic will detour on local streets, including Chandler Boulevard.

  • Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) off-ramp at Chandler Boulevard closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday (March 16) for pavement repairs. DETOUR: Use southbound exit at Ray Road to frontage road for mall access.

 

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