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Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

Friday Through Monday (Jan. 23-26)

Restrictions along Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Mesa

PHOENIX — Lane restrictions are scheduled to be in place along sections of Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Mesa this weekend (Jan. 23-26) as work continues on a freeway-widening project. The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes while the following weekend restrictions are in place.

  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) narrowed to one lane between Brown and McKellips roads in east Mesa from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 24) for widening project. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.
  • Alma School Road closed in both directions at Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Jan. 26) for bridge work. Loop 202 ramps at Alma School Road open with only right turns allowed. DETOUR: Alternate routes include Dobson and McKellips roads.
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  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) narrowed to two lanes between Power and Greenfield roads in Mesa from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 24) for widening project. Eastbound Loop 202 also narrowed to two lanes near Greenfield Road from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 24). DETOUR: Please use caution in work zones.
  • Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) narrowed to two lanes in both directions near Greenfield Road in Mesa from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 25) for widening project. DETOUR: Please use caution in work zones.

For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions around the state, visit ADOT's Travel Information site at az511.gov or call 511. Sign up for ADOT email updates, including weekend freeway restrictions, at azdot.gov. Another great way to find out more about ADOT's projects and programs to improve Arizona's transportation system is the ADOT Blog at azdot.gov/blog.

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the 20-year 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.