The eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) will be narrowed to one lane between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard in north Phoenix during part of this weekend for pavement-improvement work, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should use caution and allow extra travel time while the following Phoenix-area weekend restrictions are in place:

Eastbound Loop 101 will be narrowed to one lane between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard from 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, to 5 a.m. Sunday, March 11. The eastbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Cave Creek Road will be closed. The eastbound Loop 101 ramp to southbound State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) will remain open. Detour: Drivers should expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes, including exiting eastbound Loop 101 ahead of the work zone and using local routes to travel beyond the freeway restrictions.

Northbound State Route 51 ramp to eastbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix closed from 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, to 5 a.m. Sunday, March 11. The northbound State Route 51 HOV-lane ramp to eastbound Loop 101 will remain open to all traffic. The northbound State Route 51 on-ramp at Union Hills Drive will be closed. Detour: Drivers can use eastbound Union Hills Drive or Bell Road to northbound Tatum Boulevard to access eastbound Loop 101.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or email Projects@azdot.gov. For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT's Traveler Information Site at http://www.az511.gov, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except when driving.   back...
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