Roadwork to slow I-10 traffic on the northwest side

Roadwork to slow I-10 traffic on the northwest side

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Interstate drivers will see delays on Wednesday night, as construction crews improve two portions of roadway.

Arizona Department of Transportation will close a portion of I-10 in each direction near Ruthrauff Road. They will reduce the roadway to one lane both east and westbound as workers perform paving operations.

This will take place from 7 p.m. through 5 a.m. Travelers should plan for extra travel time while heading through the area. The left two lanes will close in both directions during these hours.

ADOT crews will also perform maintenance work on I-10 between Tangerine Road and Avra Valley Road from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Cars will have to funnel into one lane, which will be narrowed to 11 feet wide. Speeds will also reduce to 55 miles per hour.

Drivers should plan for a lot of extra time traveling through these work zones.

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