[Source: Arizona Department of Transportation] — Two major freeways in central Phoenix will have ramp meters activated next week to help drivers merge safely and ease the flow of traffic during morning and evening commutes. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) will activate the ramp meters in time for the morning commute on Tuesday, Aug. 5. They are located on westbound and eastbound I-10 (Maricopa Freeway), and on northbound I-17 (Black Canyon Freeway).
- Westbound I-10 ramp meters will be activated at 40th St., 32nd St./University Dr., and Sky Harbor Blvd. during the morning commute from 6 to 9 a.m.
- Eastbound I-10 ramp meters will operate during the evening commute from 3 to 7 p.m. and are located at 24th St., 32nd St./University Dr., and 40th St.
- Northbound I-17 ramp meters will also regulate traffic during the evening rush hour. They are located at 16th St., Seventh St., and Seventh Ave.
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