Traffic Alerts - Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) Improvement Project: I-17 to Pima Road

Closures and restrictions scheduled through Aug. 8

Drivers who use the Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) between Interstate 17 in Phoenix and Pima Road in Scottsdale should slow down in the construction zone and use caution while the following closures and restrictions are in place.

Weekend Closures and Restrictions

Pima Freeway between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard

  • The eastbound Pima Freeway will be closed between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard from 10 p.m. Friday, July 31, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 for diamond grinding pavement work.
    • Detour: Drivers can use southbound Cave Creek Road to eastbound Union Hills Drive and northbound Tatum Boulevard to access the eastbound Pima Freeway.

State Route 51 at the Pima Freeway

  • The northbound State Route 51 connector ramp to the eastbound Pima Freeway will be closed from 10 p.m., Friday, July 31, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.
    • Detour: Drivers on northbound State Route 51 will exit at Union Hills Drive, and travel east to northbound Tatum Boulevard to access the eastbound Pima Freeway.

Pima Freeway at State Route 51

  • The eastbound Pima Freeway connector ramp to southbound State Route 51 will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, July 31, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 for diamond grinding pavement work.
    • Detour: Drivers on eastbound Loop 101 can exit at Cave Creek Road, travel south to Union Hills Drive and east to access southbound State Route 51.

Loop 101 Pima Ramp closures

Loop 101 Pima Closures, 7th street ramp closures

Pima Freeway Construction Update

 

Cave Creek Road at the Pima Freeway

  • North-and southbound Cave Creek Road at the Pima Freeway will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, July 31 until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.
    • Southbound Detour:  Drivers can use eastbound Rose Garden Lane to southbound 32nd Street and westbound Beardsley Road to Cave Creek Road.
    • Northbound Detour: Drivers can use eastbound Beardsley Road to northbound 32nd Street and westbound Rose Garden Lane to Cave Creek Road.

19th Avenue at the Pima Freeway

  • Northbound 19th Avenue is restricted to one lane with a crosswalk closure under the Pima Freeway nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. beginning Friday, July 31, through the morning of Monday, Aug. 3.

Seventh Street at the Pima Freeway

  • The eastbound on-ramp at Seventh Street will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, July 31, through 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.
    • Detour: Drivers can use the Pima Freeway frontage road (Beardsley Road) to follow signed detour on southbound Cave Creek Road to eastbound Union Hills Drive and northbound Tatum Boulevard to access the eastbound Pima Freeway.

Upcoming Closures and Restrictions

Seventh Avenue at the Pima Freeway

  • Northbound Seventh Avenue will be restricted to one lane with a crosswalk closure nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 3, through the morning of Monday, Aug. 17.

Seventh Street at the Pima Freeway

  • The eastbound on-ramp at Seventh Street will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, through 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10.
    • Detour: Drivers can use the Pima Freeway frontage road (Beardsley Road) to follow signed detour on southbound Cave Creek Road to eastbound Union Hills Drive and northbound Tatum Boulevard to access the eastbound Pima Freeway

State Route 51 at the Pima Freeway

  • The northbound State Route 51 connector ramp to the eastbound Pima Freeway will be closed from 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10.
    • Detour: Drivers on northbound State Route 51 will exit at Union Hills Drive, and travel east to northbound Tatum Boulevard to access the eastbound Pima Freeway.

Pima Freeway between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard

  • The eastbound Pima Freeway will be restricted to two lanes between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Road nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 3, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 7 for diamond grinding pavement work.

Pima Freeway between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard

  • The eastbound Pima Freeway will be closed between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10.
    • Detour: Drivers can use southbound Cave Creek Road to eastbound Union Hills Drive and northbound Tatum Boulevard to enter the eastbound Pima Freeway.

Cave Creek Road at the Pima Freeway

  • Left turns from southbound Cave Creek Road onto the Pima Freeway will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 3, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 7.
    • Detour: Drivers can use eastbound Union Hills Drive to northbound State Route 51 to access the Pima Freeway.
  • Left turns from the eastbound Pima Freeway off-ramp to northbound Cave Creek Road will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 3, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 7.
    • Detour: Drivers can use eastbound Beardsley Road to northbound 32nd Street and westbound Rose Garden Lane to access northbound Cave Creek Road.

Pima Freeway at State Route 51

  • The connector ramp from eastbound Loop 101 to southbound State Route 51 will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10.
    • Detour:  Drivers can use southbound Cave Creek Road to eastbound Union Hills Drive and northbound Tatum Boulevard to access the eastbound Pima Freeway.

56th Street at the Pima Freeway

  • North-and southbound 56th Street at the Pima Freeway will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 3, through the morning of Saturday, Aug. 8.
    • Southbound Detour: Southbound traffic can use westbound Deer Valley Drive to southbound Tatum Boulevard and eastbound Mayo Boulevard to reach 56th Street.
    • Northbound Detour: Northbound traffic can use westbound Mayo Boulevard and travel north on Tatum Boulevard and then east on Deer Valley Drive to reach 56th Street.

Pima Freeway between 64th Street and Scottsdale Road

  • The eastbound Pima Freeway will be restricted to two lanes between 64th Street and Scottsdale Road nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 3, through the morning of Friday, Aug. 7.

Scottsdale Road at the Pima Freeway

  • North-and southbound Scottsdale Road will have alternating left and right lane restrictions from 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 through 5 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.

Ongoing Closures & Restrictions

15th Avenue at the Pima Freeway

  • The 15th Avenue Bridge over the Pima Freeway is closed to north- and southbound traffic through late 2020 for reconstruction and other improvements.

Pima Freeway Frontage Road at 15th Avenue

  • The east- and westbound Pima Freeway frontage roads (Beardsley Road) at 15th Avenue are currently narrowed to one lane.

16th Street at the Pima Freeway

  • Northbound 16th Street is narrowed to one lane at the Pima Freeway, and the southbound shoulder is closed through construction of the Loop 101 bridge at 16th Street.

Pima Freeway Frontage Road at 16th Street

  • The westbound Pima Freeway frontage road (Beardsley Road) is currently restricted to one lane at 16th Street, and the left turn bay is closed.

Cave Creek Road at the Pima Freeway

  • North-and southbound Cave Creek Road is restricted to two lanes at the Pima Freeway and the right turn lane at the westbound off-ramp at Cave Creek Road is closed.
  • The southbound inner left turn bay is closed on Cave Creek Road at the Pima Freeway.

Pima Freeway Frontage Road at Cave Creek Road

  • The westbound Pima Freeway frontage road (Beardsley Road) west of Cave Creek Road is narrowed to one lane through construction of the interchange improvements at Cave Creek Road.

32nd Street at the Pima Freeway

  • North-and southbound 32nd Street is restricted to two lanes at the Pima Freeway.

Tatum Boulevard at the Pima Freeway

  • North-and southbound Tatum Boulevard is restricted to one lane and left turns from northbound Tatum Boulevard to the Pima Freeway are restricted to one lane.

Pima Freeway at 64th Street

  • The westbound Pima Freeway off-ramp at 64th Street is closed until mid-August and the eastbound on-ramp is closed through late August.
    • Detour: Drivers can use the interchanges at 56th Street and Scottsdale Road for alternate access during the closures.

Pima Freeway at Scottsdale Road

  • The westbound Pima Freeway on-ramp at Scottsdale Road is closed until mid-August and the eastbound off-ramp is closed through late August.
    • Detour: Drivers can use the interchanges at 64th Street and Hayden Road for alternate access during the closures.

Hayden Road at the Pima Freeway

  • The westbound Pima Freeway frontage road between Hayden and Scottsdale roads is closed through November 2020.
    • Detour: Drivers can use the westbound Pima Freeway or Legacy Boulevard between Hayden and Scottsdale roads.

Pima Freeway at Pima Road

  • The median shoulder is closed on the westbound Pima Freeway between Pima and Hayden Roads.

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