PHOENIX -- Drivers can most likely expect a congested route, if traveling Interstate 17 or Loop 101 in north Phoenix over the weekend.
Southbound Interstate 17 ramps to east- and westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix will be closed from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, for pavement repair work. The northbound I-17 ramp to westbound Loop 101 will also be closed, however, the northbound I-17 ramp to eastbound Loop 101 will remain open.
ADOT has advised drivers to exit I-17 ahead of the ramp closures and use local streets to get to Loop 101. Southbound traffic can exit at Deer Valley Road and use southbound 19th or 35th avenues while northbound traffic can exit at Union Hills Drive and use northbound 27th or 35th avenues.