Traffic Alerts - Loop 101 (Price Freeway) Improvement Project: Baseline Road to Loop 202 (Santan Freeway)

Closures and restrictions for July 30 to Aug. 3

Drivers on the Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler, Tempe and Mesa should prepare for alternate routes as the Price Freeway will be closed between the Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Tempe and the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Chandler beginning Friday night, July 31.

Drivers should use alternate routes and allow extra travel time. The Arizona Department of Transportation reminds motorists to use caution around construction personnel and equipment as crews complete pavement improvements and stripe the freeway: 

Upcoming Full Closures

The southbound Price Freeway will be closed between the Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Tempe and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Chandler from 9 p.m. Friday, July 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3. The following ramps will be closed at the same time:

  • The Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramps to the southbound Price Freeway 
  • The US 60 (Superstition Freeway) ramps to southbound Price Freeway 
  • The westbound US 60 on-ramp at Dobson Road 
    • Detour: Drivers on the southbound Price Freeway can detour via east- or westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) and use Rural/Scottsdale Road or Dobson Road and McClintock Drive. Drivers can also use the southbound Price Freeway frontage road, but should expect heavy traffic.

Upcoming Restrictions

The northbound Price Freeway will be narrowed to two lanes between US 60 and Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) from 8 p.m. Thursday, July 30, to 5 a.m. Friday, July 31. 

The northbound Price Freeway will be narrowed to three lanes between Baseline Road and Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) from 9 p.m. Friday, July 31, to noon Sunday, Aug. 2. The following ramps will be closed at the same time: 

  • The US 60 ramps to the northbound Price Freeway
  • The northbound Price Freeway on- and off-ramps between Guadalupe Road and University Drive 
  • The westbound US 60 on-ramp at Alma School Road 
    • Detour: Drivers use northbound Dobson Road or McClintock Drive

The northbound Price Freeway on- and off-ramps between Guadalupe Road and University Drive  The westbound US 60 on-ramp at Alma School Road

Upcoming Full Weekend Closures

  • The northbound Price Freeway will be closed between the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and Warner Road from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10.
    • Detour: Northbound Price Freeway travelers can use the Price Freeway frontage road to reconnect with the Price Freeway at Warner Road. Eastbound Loop 202 drivers can travel north on McClintock Drive to Warner Road to connect with the Price Freeway. Westbound Loop 202 drivers can use Dobson Road and travel north to Warner Road to reconnect with the Price Freeway.

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