Prepare for closures on eastbound I-10 this weekend

The FM 2978 widening project consists of three phases.

The FM 2978 widening project consists of three phases.

Eastbound I-10 from US 60 to the Loop 202 freeway will be closed between 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation, for construction related to the ongoing Loop 202 expansion project.

Eastbound on-ramps at Baseline, Guadalupe, Elliot, Warner and Ray roads and at Chandler Boulevard as well as the ramp from westbound US 60 to eastbound I-10 will also be closed.

The eastbound on-ramp at Ray and ramps from eastbound I-10 to Loop 202 will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12.

Drivers will be directed to eastbound US 60 and will then take Loop 101 south to Loop 202 west to re-enter I-10. The closures will not affect westbound I-10, according to ADOT.

Additionally, eastbound I-10 will be closed from the I-17 “Stack” interchange to State Route 51 from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, to 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Westbound I-10 will then be closed from the I-17 “Split” interchange near 24th Street to Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, to 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.

The 22-mile South Mountain Freeway is scheduled for full completion in 2020, according to ADOT.


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