Funeral processions to bring I-17 closures this weekend - Tucson News Now

Funeral processions to bring I-17 closures this weekend

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Arizona Department of Transportation asks the public to prepare for Interstate-17 closures for two funeral processions this weekend.

According to ADOT, a funeral procession for fallen Phoenix firefighter Brad Harper will take place Friday afternoon, followed by a Saturday morning procession for fallen Phoenix police officer Daryl Raetz.

Drivers are asked to prepare for closures and use alternate routes.

Eastbound Loop 101 will be closed between 75th Avenue and I-17 on Friday between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. The westbound Loop 101 ramp to southbound I-17 and on-ramps between Union Hills Drive and I-17 will also be closed.

On southbound I-17 on Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., drivers can expect closures between Loop 101 and McDowell Road.

On Saturday, eastbound Loop 101 between 75th Avenue and Seventh Street and on-ramps between Union Hills Drive and Seventh Avenue will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. North and southbound I-17 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 will also be closed.

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