Brief overnight closures on U.S. 60 this weekend will be bookended by less severe restrictions, but East Valley motorists heading into Phoenix should steer clear of Interstate 10, transportation officials said.

Eastbound U.S. 60 is scheduled to be closed between Greenfield and Power roads in Mesa from 10 p.m. today to 7 a.m. Saturday for rubberized asphalt paving, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

After that, eastbound U.S. 60 will be narrowed to two lanes between Greenfield and Superstition Springs Boulevard until 5 a.m. Sunday.

Westbound U.S. 60 also will be closed at Higley Road from 9 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday. Prior to the closure, it will be narrowed to two lanes at Higley from 9 p.m. today to 7 a.m. Saturday to widen the road’s bridge over the freeway.

Westbound U.S. 60 also will be narrowed to two lanes between Priest Drive and I-10.

Westbound I-10 will be closed between state Route 143 and 32nd Street near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport from 4 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday for rubberized asphalt paving.

Westbound I-10 on-ramps at Baseline Road, Broadway Road and route 143 also will be closed.

Westbound I-10 drivers arriving in the Phoenix area are encouraged to use eastbound Loop 202’s Santan Freeway in Chandler to northbound Loop 101 and westbound Loop 202’s Red Mountain Freeway in Tempe to reach Sky Harbor and downtown Phoenix.

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