Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time and plan detour routes while several major freeway closures for improvement projects are in place this weekend (April 28-May 1), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The following weekend freeway restrictions are scheduled:

Westbound I-10 closed between Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and US 60 (Superstition Freeway) from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (May 1) for the I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Wild Horse Pass Boulevard closed. All Loop 202 EB and EB ramps to westbound I-10 closed. Allow extra travel time and expect heavy traffic. Primary Detour: Eastbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Chandler to northbound Loop 101 to reach either westbound US 60 or westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) as alternate routes to bypass the closure. Detour to consider: Westbound/northbound Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway) to reach I-10 near 59th Avenue in west Phoenix. More information available at

Driver behavior, including speeding and impairment, are leading factors as 1,180 people were killed in vehicle crashes in Arizona

PHOENIX – As more people began getting back to traveling in 2021, the number of traffic fatalities rose for a second straight year to their highest levels in 15 years, according to the most recent Arizona Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report published Wednesday, Sept. 7.

The number of those killed in traffic collisions rose from 1,054 in 2020 to 1,180 in 2021, an increase of 12%. The total number of traffic crashes also rose by 22% as people drove an estimated 8.1 billion more miles last year than in 2020.

Eastbound I-10 closed between US 60 and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 27) for work on the I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project. Eastbound I-10 then narrowed to two lanes near Warner Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday (Aug. 29).
Westbound I-10 narrowed to two lanes in areas between Baseline and Broadway roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (Aug. 29).
Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between Val Vista Drive and Gilbert Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 29) for work on the Lindsay Road interchange project. Click the Weekend Travel Advisory map for more information. Please drive safely and stay alert for workers and equipment in all work zones.   more...
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises motorists to allow extra travel time for overnight lane and ramp restrictions on eastbound Interstate 10 between 40th Street and Broadway Road from the evening of Monday, Aug. 29, to the morning of Thursday, Sept. 1.

Eastbound I-10 will be narrowed to two lanes between 40th Street and Broadway Road nightly from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, to Thursday, Sept. 1, for bridge work. At the same time, the following ramps will be closed:

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is testing a new text notification feature for several highway corridors throughout the state as part of a pilot program. Please note that text alerts will be available only for certain ADOT projects and corridors during the testing period.

Under Subscription Type, select SMS/Text Message
Enter your wireless number (no dashes) and click Submit
Drivers should expect delays and allow extra travel time

ADOT places a high priority on keeping its customers informed of construction-related activities, restrictions and closures so they can plan their travels. Please take a short survey to tell us how we are doing. Your feedback will help us improve our efforts to keep customers informed.

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for lane restrictions on US 60 near Miami beginning Monday, Aug. 8, at 6 a.m.