Roadwork Projects That May Effect Your Weekend Travels

By Arizona Department Of Transportation

  1. Loop 101 WB (Pima Freeway) closed between SR 51 and Cave Creek Rd in in west Phoenix for paving as part of Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange construction. Both I-17 ramps to I-10 WB at the “Stack” interchange closed. I-10 WB on-ramp at 27th Ave closed. Expect heavy traffic and delays. Exiting ahead of the closure and using alternate routes is recommended. Alternate routes include I-17 to Loop 101 WB in the West Valley. Local traffic can detour on McDowell Rd or Van Buren St. Note: I-10 WB traffic in the Tucson/Casa Grande region traveling beyond Phoenix can avoid closure by using I-8 WB starting in Casa Grande to SR 85 NB to reach I-10 WB in Buckeye. 10 p.m. Friday – 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 16) 
  2. Loop 101 WB (Pima Freeway) closed between SR 51 and Cave Creek Rd in northeast Phoenix for widening project. Loop 101 WB on-ramp at Tatum Blvd closed. SR 51 NB ramp to Loop 101 WB closed. Loop 101 WB HOV lane ramp to SR 51 SB closed. Loop 101 WB traffic can detour on primary exit ramp to SR 51 SB and use WB Union Hills Dr or Bell Rd to NB Cave Creek Rd to reach Loop 101. Loop 101 WB traffic exiting ahead of the closure at 56th St or Tatum Blvd can detour on WB Deer Valley Rd or Bell Rd to Cave Creek Rd. SR 51 NB drivers can consider using WB Bell Rd or Union Hills Dr to NB Cave Creek Rd while ramp to Loop 101 WB is closed. Note: Loop 101 WB on-ramp at Seventh St is now closed until March 2020 for construction. Alternate routes include Loop 101 WB on-ramp at Seventh Ave. 10 p.m. Friday – 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 16) 
  3. Loop 202 NB/WB (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between US 60 (Superstition Freeway) and Higley Road in Mesa for pavement maintenance. Both US 60 ramps to Loop 202 NB at the “SuperRedTan” interchange closed. Consider alternate routes, including US 60 WB. Local alternate routes include NB Power Rd and WB McKellips Rd. Note: Crews will be prepared to reopen sections of Loop 202 ahead of schedule as the pavement sealing work progresses. 12:01 a.m. Saturday – 12:01 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 15)
  4. Loop 202 WB (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Higley Rd in Mesa and Loop 101 in Tempe for pavement maintenance. Consider alternate routes, including US 60 WB to Loop 101 NB to reach Loop 202 WB. Local alternate routes include McKellips Rd. Note: Crews will be prepared to reopen sections of Loop 202 ahead of schedule as the pavement sealing work progresses. 12:01 a.m. Sunday – 12:01 a.m. Monday (Sept. 16)
  5. Chandler Blvd closed in both directions at Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler for bridge work as part of widening project. Consider alternate routes, including Ray or Frye roads. Traffic on Chandler Blvd approaching Loop 101 also can detour on Price frontage roads to reach nearby open cross streets. 10 p.m. Friday – 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 16)

Loop 202 Ahwatukee Travel Advisory Desert Foothills Pkwy closed between Glenhaven Dr and Pecos Rd from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 16) for South Mountain Freeway construction. Alternate routes include 17th Ave, Chandler Blvd and/or 24th St.

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