Restrictions also set along Loop 202 at night for pavement repairs

The westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramp to southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in the Tempe area is scheduled to be closed tonight (Monday, March 4) for freeway lighting maintenance, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Loop 202 also will be restricted at night this week in the Tempe area for pavement repairs. Drivers should allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and focus on safe driving while the following restrictions are in place:

Westbound Loop 202 ramp to southbound Loop 101 in Tempe area closed from 9 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday (March 5) for freeway lighting work. DETOUR: Drivers should consider exiting westbound Loop 202 to southbound Dobson Road and using westbound Rio Salado Parkway to access southbound Loop 101.

Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) restricted (lane closures) overnight between Priest and McClintock drives in Tempe from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday nights (March 5-7) for pavement repairs. DETOUR: Please use caution and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching or traveling through work zones. Watch for highway crews and equipment.

Project schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather or other factors.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the Regional Transportation Plan for the Maricopa County region. The primary funding source for regional freeway improvements is a half-cent sales tax approved by county voters in 2004. More information about ADOT projects and the regional plan is available at