Expect heavier freeway traffic with Taylor Swift concert Tuesday, May 8, in Glendale

Budget extra time, consider earlier start if heading to West Valley

PHOENIX – With singer Taylor Swift performing the evening of Tuesday, May 8, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, those heading to the West Valley should plan for heavier traffic on Interstate 10 and the Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Motorists should budget extra travel time and consider making an earlier start west in the afternoon. Alternatives to I-10 West include taking Loop 101 west and south from Interstate 17 in the north Valley.

The stadium parking lot opens at 3 p.m., and the entertainment is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

ADOT will use its network of freeway message signs to provide traffic advisories in areas approaching Glendale and the stadium. Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT.

Information on local street traffic around the stadium is available at @GlendalePD.

When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.


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