Drivers should prepare for a slew of delays this weekend along several major freeways. The Arizona Department of Transportation advises Valley travelers to plan alternate routes or allow extra time.
Following a wet winter, the agency is moving quickly to address pavement damage from storms and improve the conditions of the roads.
Closest to home, eastbound I-10 will be narrowed to one lane from Riggs Road to the Gila River Bridge overnight Monday, March 27, through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Other weekend Phoenix and Tempe closures or restrictions that could impact Maricopa drivers:
- Westbound U.S. 60/Superstition Freeway closed from Loop 202/SuperRedTan Interchange to Superstition Springs Boulevard in Mesa, 9 p.m. Friday, March 24, to 5 a.m. Monday for pavement improvement. Both Loop 202 ramps to westbound U.S. 60 closed as well as westbound U.S. 60 on-ramps at Ellsworth, Sossaman and Power roads. Westbound U.S. 60 closed from Loop 202 to Superstition Springs Boulevard.
- Westbound U.S. 60 narrowed to two lanes from Dobson Road to McClintock Drive in Tempe, 9 p.m. Friday, March 24, to 5 a.m. Monday for pavement improvement.
- Westbound I-10 ramp onto eastbound U.S. 60 closed from 10 p.m. Friday, March 24, to 4 a.m. Monday for I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Broadway Road also closed.
- Northbound 32nd Street closed overnight from I-10 to Elwood Street from 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26, to 4 a.m. Monday for construction.
- Westbound I-10 off-ramp at 32nd Street remains closed through Tuesday, April 25.
ADOT encourages drivers to merge safely when approaching and traveling through all work zones.
Check www.az511.gov for real-time highway conditions before heading out.