Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) is an important east-west freeway traveling through the cities of Mesa, Tempe, and Phoenix. Many projects have recently been completed or are planned along Loop 202 that will continue to improve mobility and reduce congestion through this vital corridor.
Recently completed construction projects:
Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) Widening Project - Interstate 10 to Loop 101 – General Purpose Lanes were added in both directions. Details are available on the Loop 202 Widening Project/Design-Build Construction Page.
Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) Loop 101 to Gilbert Road – HOV lanes were added to this segment. Details are available on the Loop 202 HOV Lanes Construction Page.
Loop 202 (Red Mountain and Santan Freeways) Gilbert Road to Interstate 10 – A planning process is underway to prepare for the addition of High Occupancy Vehicles lanes on this 39 mile section of Loop 202. Details regarding this project are available on Current Studies page.
timeline represents the required steps in the development
of a roadway or roadway improvement. In addition to establishing
a funding source, there is a series of required planning and
environmental studies before a roadway is constructed.
More on the Project Timeline . . .
The Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) freeway projects currently under construction are funded with the half-cent sales tax under the voter-approved Proposition 400 (file size: 3.6MB).
||Our Valley Freeway System is part of the 2004 voter-approved Regional Transportation Plan. We are working hard with our transit partners to implement the voters’ vision and are committed to quality, safety, open communication with our neighbors, and minimal inconvenience to the traveling public.