PHOENIX -- Several Valley freeways will be either closed or restricted this weekend. Drivers should plan for extra drive time or to use other routes.
Northbound Interstate 17 will be down to one lane near Dunlap Avenue from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday for pavement-improvement work.
Southbound Loop 101 will be closed between Olive and Northern avenues from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday for the installation of traffic-flow equipment. The southbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Peoria and Olive avenues will close at 9 p.m. Friday and will reopen when the freeway does.
The State Route 51 HOV lanes will be closed between Interstate 10 and Glendale Avenue from 11 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday for maintenance. The HOV-lane ramps between SR 51 and Interstate 10 will also be closed at this time.
Eastbound I-10 will be down to three lanes between 83rd and 75th avenues from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday for pavement repairs.