Phoenix Metro Area Projects

Loop 101 Widening Project: Shea Boulevard to Loop 202

Other Projects

In addition to the general-purpose lane widening project, ADOT has other upcoming projects in the area of Loop 101 (Pima Freeway).

Black Mountain Boulevard

Black Mountain Boulevard (BMB) CMAR project is located in Maricopa County, within the city of Phoenix, at the traffic interchanges of State Route 51 and Loop 101. The proposed Phase II work consists of constructing two new roadway ramps connecting SR 51 to Black Mountain Boulevard and a pedestrian bridge and roundabout, south of Pinnacle High School.

Project Schedule

Phase II of construction began early June and is expected to be completed in spring 2016.

Phase I was completed in February 2015 and added a new segment of Black Mountain Boulevard (BMB) between Pinnacle Peak Road and Rough Rider Road and also made roadway improvements at Pinnacle High School.

Construction Activities
  • Black Mountain Boulevard south of PHS: June-December
  • Loop 101 utility relocations/removals/drainage: June-August
  • SR 51 ramps/drainage/embankments/piers: June-October
  • Pedestrian bridge and roundabout: July-December
Traffic Alerts
  • Loop 101 westbound (Tatum Boulevard to Cave Creek Road) right lane will be closed (two middle lanes open) from 9 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 27) to 5 a.m. Friday (Aug. 28) for shoulder work. 
  • Loop 101 westbound (Tatum Boulevard to Cave Creek Road) right shoulder will be closed from 9 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 26) to 5 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 16). A 16-foot height restriction will be in place in the rightmost lane.
  • Loop 101 eastbound (Cave Creek Road to Tatum Boulevard) roadway will be reduced to one lane from 9 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 1) to 5 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 2) for shoulder work.
  • Loop 101 westbound (Tatum Boulevard to Cave Creek Road) roadway will be reduced to one lane from 9 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 1) to 5 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 2) for median work.
  • Loop 101 east- and westbound (Cave Creek Road to Tatum Boulevard) roadway will be reduced to one lane from 9 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 2) to 5 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 3) for median work.
  • Loop 101 (Cave Creek Road to Tatum Boulevard) roadway will be reduced to one lane in both directions from 9 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 3) to 5 a.m. Friday (Sept. 4) for median work.
  • Loop 101 HOV lanes will be closed between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard through August.

To learn more about this project, visit Phoenix's Black Mountain Boulevard project site or call 855.712.8530.