Central District Projects

Loop 202 (Santan Freeway): Freeway Management System Improvement Project - Ray Road to Broadway Road

The Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration have initiated a project to upgrade the Freeway Management System (FMS) on the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in the cities of Mesa and Gilbert. The purpose of the project is to improve traffic flow and safety. Work is occurring between Ray and Broadway roads and includes installation of the following:

Loop 202 FMS Improvement Ray and Broadway Map 18-178
  • closed circuit television cameras, which allow the Traffic Operations Center to monitor highway conditions statewide 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Seven overhead dynamic message signs that provide travel times, alerts about highway closures or other incidents, safety messages and other important information for drivers
  • detector stations, which detect vehicle movement and enable ADOT to determine traffic counts, traffic density and vehicle speeds and
  • conduit, fiber optic cables and other equipment.

Work on this $4 million project began in July 2017 and is scheduled for completion in November 2018.

What to expect:
  • Work is occurring daily, however restrictions and closures that impact travel are scheduled to occur during overnight hours Fridays-Sundays.
  • No work is scheduled to occur on holidays.
  • Drivers should expect lane and ramp restrictions or closures and plan for possible delays.
  • Drivers should slow down and use caution around construction personnel and equipment.
  • Schedules are subject to change because of weather or other unforeseen conditions.
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