Other Restrictions

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

Friday Through Monday (July 31-Aug. 3)

Stretch of east- and southbound Loop 202 closed in east Mesa


PHOENIX — Freeway-improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (July 31-Aug. 3). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers plan ahead, consider alternate routes or adjust travel schedules and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place:

  • East- and southbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Recker and Broadway roads in east Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 3) for widening project. Detour: Alternate routes include eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway). Loop 202 traffic exiting at Recker Road can detour to southbound Power Road.
  • East- and southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to one lane in areas between Tatum and Shea boulevards from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) for pavement-marker installation. North- and westbound Loop 101 also narrowed to one lane in areas between Shea and Tatum boulevards from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 2). Detour: Alternate routes include State Route 51. Please allow extra travel time and use caution in work zones.
Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory
  • Eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to two lanes between Rural Road and Loop 101 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) for overhead sign work. Eastbound US 60 ramp to northbound Loop 101 closed. Eastbound on-ramp at McClintock Drive closed. Detour: Please consider alternate routes, including eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) and allow extra travel time.
  • Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane between Country Club Drive and Loop 101 from 9 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 2) for overhead sign work. Westbound US 60 ramp to southbound Loop 101 closed. Westbound on-ramps at Alma School and Dobson roads closed. Detour: Please consider alternate routes.
  • Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Wild Horse Pass Boulevard and Queen Creek Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) for equipment work. Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Queen Creek Road and Wild Horse Pass Boulevard from 9 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 2) for equipment work. Westbound on-ramp at Queen Creek Road closed. Detour: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) narrowed to two lanes between Loop 101 and Interstate 10 in Chandler from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) for pavement repair. Eastbound Loop 202 narrowed to three lanes between I-10 and Loop 101 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) for pavement repair. Detour: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes.
  • Central Avenue closed in both directions at Interstate 17 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 1) for bridge work. Detour: Alternate routes include Seventh Avenue and Seventh Street.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be listed on ADOT’s website, azdot.gov, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including weekend restriction information. 

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. More information about ADOT projects and the regional plan is available at azdot.gov/PhoenixMetro.