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Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

Friday Through Monday (March 6 - 9)

Sections of Loop 202 narrowed in Chandler, Mesa

PHOENIX — Improvement projects will require lane restrictions and ramp closures along some Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (March 6-9), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following freeway restrictions are in place:

  • Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) narrowed to one lane between McClintock Drive and Kyrene Road in Chandler from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (March 7) for traffic-flow equipment project. Westbound Loop 202 on-ramp at McClintock Dr. closed from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Friday (March 13). DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and use other ramps to access Loop 202 WB while ramp at McClintock Dr. is closed.

  • Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) narrowed to one lane in both directions between Gilbert Road and Val Vista Drive in Mesa from 8 p.m. Friday to 4:30 a.m. Saturday (March 7) for widening project. Westbound Loop 202 on-ramp at Gilbert Road closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (March 8). DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Use ramps at other interchanges, including Country Club Drive.
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  • Westbound Interstate 10 and northbound Interstate 17 narrowed overnight starting near Sky Harbor Airport from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 9) for pavement repair. Westbound I-10 right two lanes closed between 32nd Street and I-17 while northbound I-17 narrowed to one lane between I-10 and 19th Avenue. Eastbound I-10 ramp to northbound I-17 also closed. DETOUR: Consider staying on westbound I-10 through the downtown Phoenix area to access I-17 west of the Deck Park Tunnel.

  • Northbound Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) on-ramp at Thunderbird Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday (March 8) for pavement repairs. DETOUR: Please use northbound on-ramps at adjacent interchanges.

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.