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SR 143 to close this weekend near Sky Harbor Airport

Posted 6/12/24

Drivers heading to Sky Harbor Airport this weekend will need to plan for a closure of State Route 143 in both directions between Loop 202 and Interstate 10, state transportation officials said …

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SR 143 to close this weekend near Sky Harbor Airport

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Drivers heading to Sky Harbor Airport this weekend will need to plan for a closure of State Route 143 in both directions between Loop 202 and Interstate 10, state transportation officials said Tuesday.

The road will be closed for concrete repairs and a traffic shift from 10 p.m. Friday, June 14, until 4 a.m. Monday, June 17.

Motorists heading to the airport on southbound Interstate 17, westbound I-10 and westbound US 60 should use westbound I-10 to access the airport entrances at 24th Street or Buckeye Road. East Valley drivers may use the 44th Street entrance from Loop 202. 

At the same time, northbound SR 143 between I-10 and University Drive will also be closed, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Drivers also should be aware that on Monday the new westbound I-10 ramp to northbound SR 143 will open.   

The following ramps will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday:

  • The ramps from Loop 202 to southbound SR 143.
  • The westbound I-10 ramp to northbound SR 143.  

The following ramps will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday, June 17:

  • The southbound SR 143 on-ramps at McDowell Road, Washington Street, Sky Harbor Boulevard, and University Drive.
  • The northbound SR 143 on-ramp at 48th Street. 
  • The westbound Loop 202 off-ramp at Sky Harbor Boulevard.

Southbound SR 143 detours

  • Westbound Loop 202: Use westbound Loop 202 to eastbound I-10 to access destinations south of the closure. 
  • Eastbound Loop 202: Use eastbound Loop 202 to southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) to westbound US 60 to access destinations south of the closure.

Northbound SR 143 detours

  • Eastbound I-10: Use the eastbound I-10 to eastbound US 60 to northbound Loop 101to westbound Loop 202 to access destinations north of the closure.
  • Westbound I-10: Use westbound I-10 to eastbound Loop 202 to access destinations north of the closure. 

We’d like to invite our readers to submit their civil comments on this issue. Email AZOpinions@iniusa.org.