Traffic advisory for saturdays football game.
Sept. 7, 2006
Demolition work will shut down the Apache Boulevard Bridge? and Loop 101 FreewayAs part of ongoing construction for the METRO light rail system, a small section of the Loop 101 will close the weekend of Sept. 8. ?Construction crews will demolish the center section of the Apache Boulevard Bridge over the Loop 101 Freeway.?The closure begins Friday, Sept. 8 at 9 p.m. and end Monday, Sept. 11 at 5 a.m. ?Loop 101 will be closed from University Drive to the Loop 202 Freeway. All exit ramps from the Loop 202 and US 60 freeways to the Loop 101 will be closed. East and westbound Apache Boulevard will be closed at Price Road with only right turns permitted.? Detour signs will be posted on the US 60 and Loop 202 freeways and on side streets feeding to both freeways to provide alternative routes. ?METRO light rail is scheduled to open in December 2008, and construction is on time and on budget. The METRO system will run 20 miles through the cities of Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa. ?For more information about METRO construction visit ValleyMetro.org / Rail on the Internet or call (602) 291-7245??
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