Phoenix-area freeway closures, restrictions this weekend: Aug. 18-21

There are a few traffic closures in the Valley that drivers need to be aware of this weekend.


The southbound lanes of Interstate 17 will be closed between Greenway and Northern Avenue for a pavement improvement project.

The following ramps will be closed:

  • Loop 101 ramps to I-17 SB
  • On-ramps at Union Hills Drive and Bell Road

When: 9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday

Alternate routes: Drivers in the Scottsdale area can take Loop 101 eastbound to SR 51 southbound, then get on I-10 westbound to get past the closure. 19th or 35th avenues are also possible routes.

Loop 303

Loop 303 eastbound will be shut down between Lake Pleasant Parkway and I-17 for a new interchange project.

When: 8 p.m. Friday - 6 p.m. Saturday

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


Loop 303 westbound will be shut down between I-17 and Lake Pleasant Parkway.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday - 5 a.m. Monday

Alternate route: Westbound SR 74 to Lake Pleasant Parkway southbound.


Loop 303 eastbound will be restricted to one lane between Lake Pleasant Parkway and I-17 from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Other closures

32nd Street northbound and 40th Street southbound will be shut down between I-10 and Broadway Road.

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

Alertnate route: ADOT says detour routes marked with signs will be in place. 


The I-10 EB on-ramp at 32nd Street will be closed until September. 

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