1/27: Weekend Closures

Interstate 10/between Interstate 17 "stack" and State Route 51

CLOSURE: Eastbound I-10 closed between I-17 “stack” interchange and SR 51 from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 28) for tunnel cleaning and maintenance. Both I-17 ramps to eastbound I-10 at Stack closed.
DETOUR: Eastbound I-10 traffic will detour to southbound I-17 and can reconnect with I-10 near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

I-10/between I-17 "split" near Sky Harbor Airport and Seventh Avenue 

CLOSURE: Westbound Interstate 10 closed between I-17 “Split” interchange near Sky Harbor Airport and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 29) for tunnel cleaning and maintenance. Southbound State Route 51 ramp to westbound I-10 closed. Southbound I-17 ramp to westbound I-10 at Split interchange, including airport exit, closed. Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramp to westbound I-10 open but traffic must exit I-10 at Seventh Street and use local detour.
DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic near Sky Harbor Airport will detour to northbound I-17 and can reconnect with I-10 at Stack interchange north of Van Buren Street.

Ahwatukee wrong-way crash: Driver identified in deadly I-10 crash


12/15/16 - DPS said as of January 2016, 1,600 wrong-way incidents have been reported to the organization. Of those, 27 resulted in injuries or casualties. There have been over 100 drivers arrested on suspicion of impairment in wrong-way incidents.
  1. Two questions:
  2. Why do these keep happening?
  3. What is the DPS doing (if anything)?
The DPS says they it continues to “investigate” these rashes and what to do. Well, while we are waiting, 1,600 wrong-way incidents have been reported to the organization.
People are getting hurt.  People are dying.  Something needs to be done.  California enacted measure in 1985 --  thirty-one years ago, that have reduced these incidents by more than 50%.

11/4: Weekend Closures


Eastbound Interstate 10 closed between the I-17 stack interchange and State Route 51 from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 5) for tunnel maintenance. Both I-17 ramps to eastbound I-10 at the stack closed.
DETOUR: Eastbound I-10 traffic can use southbound I-17 and reconnect with I-10 near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. NoteNorthbound I-17 closed between Adams Street and McDowell Road from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 5) for bridge work. Northbound I-17 traffic will detour on frontage road.
Westbound Interstate 10 closed between the I-17 split interchange (near Sky Harbor Airport) and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 6) for tunnel maintenance. Southbound State Route 51 ramp to westbound I-10 also closed. Southbound SR 51 on-ramp at Thomas Road and off-ramp at McDowell Road closed. 
DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic can use northbound I-17 and reconnect with I-10 at the Stack interchange north of Adams Street.
Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane in areas between Verrado Way and State Route 85 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 5) for rubberized asphalt paving. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Verrado Way and westbound off- and on-ramps at Watson Road also closed at times Saturday (Nov. 5). 
DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Alternate routes include westbound Yuma and Broadway roads. NoteWestbound I-10 ramp to southbound SR 85 and northbound SR 85 ramp to westbound I-10 closed from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 5). Please follow signed detours. Times are approximate and subject to change as paving work progresses.
Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 closed continuously from 7 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 10) for nearby overhead-ramp construction. 
DETOUR: Drivers can exit westbound I-10 at Estrella Parkway or Sarival Avenue and use westbound McDowell Road and northbound Cotton Lane to access northbound Loop 303 via on-ramp at Thomas Road.

10/28: Weekend Closures


Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane in areas between Verrado Way and State Route 85 from 10 p.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 30) for rubberized asphalt paving. Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Verrado Way and westbound off- and on-ramps at Watson and Miller roads closed at times Saturday (Oct. 29).
DETOUR: Consider using an alternate route that includes westbound Southern Avenue to northbound Palo Verde Road (west of SR 85) to access westbound I-10 beyond the work zone. Note: Times are approximate and subject to change as paving work progresses.
Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to southbound State Route 85 closed from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 29) for pavement improvements.
DETOUR: Drivers can continue west on I-10 and exit at Palo Verde Road before turning and entering eastbound I-10 to reach southbound SR 85. Northbound SR 85 ramp to westbound I-10 also closed from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 29) for pavement improvements.
DETOUR: Drivers who normally would use this ramp can avoid extended delay by turning onto westbound Southern Avenue and using northbound Palo Verde Road to reach westbound I-10. Note: Times are approximate and subject to change as paving work progresses.
Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 closed from 3 a.m. Saturday to 5 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 30) for overhead-ramp construction.
DETOUR: Drivers can exit westbound I-10 to northbound Sarival Avenue and use westbound McDowell Road and northbound Cotton Lane to access northbound Loop 303 via on-ramp at Thomas Road.

10/21: Weekend Closures


Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane in areas between Verrado Way and State Route 85 from 10 p.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 23) for resurfacing. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including westbound Yuma or Broadway roads or Southern Avenue to northbound SR 85, to travel beyond I-10 restrictions. Note: Westbound I-10 on-ramp at Miller Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22).
Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 closed from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) for overhead-ramp construction. DETOUR: Drivers can exit westbound I-10 to northbound Sarival Avenue and use westbound McDowell Road and northbound Cotton Lane to access northbound Loop 303 via on-ramp at Thomas Road.
Eastbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound I-17 at the “Stack” interchange closed overnight from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) for bridge work. DETOUR: Consider exiting eastbound I-10 to northbound 27th Avenue and using eastbound McDowell Road to access northbound I-17.

News Video: Arizona has the 4th deadliest freeway in the nation. Guess which one it is.


10/14/16 - The I-10 is deadly. We all know it. Here's even more proof why it really is. CBS 5 in Phoenix, Arizona featured a story explaining just how dangerous the freeway really is. Arizona has the 4th deadliest freeway in the nation. That's an alarming statistic considering how many total freeways are in America.


CBS 5 - KPHO

9/30: Weekend Closures


Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Verrado Way and Watson Road in Buckeye from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 3) for resurfacing. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely approaching the work zone. NoteWestbound I-10 on-ramp at Verrado Way closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 1). Westbound I-10 off- and on-ramps at Watson Road closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 3). Please use alternate routes, including Yuma Road, to access other ramps in area.
Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane in areas between Perryville Road and Estrella Parkway in Goodyear from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 3) for rubberized asphalt paving. Eastbound I-10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 closed. Eastbound I-10 on-ramp at Perryville Road and off-ramp at Citrus Road closed. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including other nearby on- or off-ramps.

9/9: Weekend Closures


  • Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Estrella Parkway and Sarival Avenue,near Loop 303, from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 12) for rubberized asphalt paving.

  • Westbound I-10 off- and on-ramps at Estrella Parkway closed. Westbound I-10 exits at Litchfield Road and Bullard Avenue open. 

  • DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including westbound McDowell Road or Van Buren Street to travel beyond the work zone and access I-10 via Citrus or Perryville roads. 

  • Note: Westbound I-10 off-ramp at Sarival Avenue closed from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 12).
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