Westbound I-10 to close for construction from July 7 to July 10

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Drivers heading out to the West Valley or beyond during the upcoming weekend should plan ahead, as ADOT announced it will close off a portion of Interstate 10.

According to a statement released Wednesday afternoon, Westbound I-10 will be closed at 59th Avenue, from 10:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 10, in order to allow construction crews to safely place a 90-foot long steel falsework beam above the I-10. The beam will support a future flyover bridge, and is related to the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project.

In addition, the westbound I-10 onramps at 43th and 51st Avenues will be closed as well.