Pecos Road closed this weekend for South Mountain Freeway utility work

Drivers should use alternate routes including Chandler Boulevard

PHOENIX – Pecos Road between 40th and 24th streets will be closed this weekend for utility work for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. The Arizona Department of Transportation is urging Ahwatukee motorists to consider alternate routes, such as Chandler Boulevard.

Pecos Road Closures - October 26-30, 2017The Pecos Road closure starts 3 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 and extends to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30. The closure will allow crews from Connect 202 Partners, the developer for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, to excavate trenches across Pecos Road to relocate utilities for the 22-mile-long freeway.

Access to Pecos Storage will be maintained from 32nd Street during this work.

In addition, 40th Street will closed between Briarwood Terrace and Pecos Road on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Friday, Oct. 27 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for ongoing bridge work at the 40th Street traffic interchange.

ADOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a project schedule. To stay up to date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at or call 511.

You can stay informed about the South Mountain Freeway project and sign up for updates and weekly traffic alerts at