Phoenix-area freeway closures, restrictions this weekend: Aug. 25-28

Heads up, drivers! Here are the latest Phoenix-area freeway closures going into effect this weekend.


I-10 westbound was shut down between Loop 202 Santan/South Mountain and US 60 for construction.

UPDATE: The lanes have reopened ahead of schedule.


I-10 eastbound will be restricted to two lanes between 27th Avenue and I-17 for bridge work.

The following ramps will be closed:

  • I-10 EB ramps to I-17
  • I-10 EB on-ramps at 51st, 43rd, 35th avenues

When: 9 p.m. Friday - 6 p.m. Saturday 

Alternate route: ADOT recommends exiting the freeway early and taking McDowell or Buckeye Road to get on I-17.


The northbound lanes of Interstate 17 were shut down between Northern Avenue and Greenway Road for a pavement improvement project.

UPDATE: The lanes have reopened ahead of schedule.


The southbound frontage road will be closed between Peoria Avenue and the Arizona Canal for paving. The closure lasts through the weekend.


I-17 southbound will be restricted to one lane between Union Hills Drive and Greenway Road for road work.

When: 11:59 p.m. Friday - 3 a.m. Saturday

SR 143

The expressway will be closed between Loop 202 Red Mountain and I-10 for construction.

The following ramps will be closed:

  • Loop 202 WB off-ramp to Sky Harbor Boulevard
  • Sky Harbor Boulevard EB ramp to SR 143 southbound

When: 10 p.m. Friday - 4 a.m. Monday

Alternate route: Drivers can take Loop 202 westbound to I-10 eastbound at the Mini-Stack to get around the closure. For those going to Sky Harbor, they can take southbound 44th Street.

Loop 202

The right lanes of Loop 202 Santan will be closed between Loop 101 and I-10 in Chandler.

When: 9 p.m. - 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday

Loop 303

The eastbound lanes will be shut down between Lake Pleasant Parkway and I-17 for sign work.

When: 8 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Saturday

Alternate route: Lake Pleasant Parkway northbound to SR 74 eastbound.

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