Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Aug. 14-17)

Plan for closures along stretches of Loop 101 in Phoenix area

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory Map

PHOENIX – Stretches of Loop 101 in the Phoenix area are scheduled to be closed or restricted this weekend (Aug. 14-17) for improvement projects, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following weekend closures are in place:

  • Northbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) closed between Baseline and Broadway roads from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 17) for pavement improvements, including diamond grinding of concrete surface. US 60 (Superstition Freeway) ramps to northbound Loop 101 closed. Northbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Guadalupe Road closed. Westbound US 60 on-ramp at Alma School Road closed.
    • Detour: Traffic can detour on northbound Price frontage road or consider using northbound Dobson Road or McClintock Drive.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between Cave Creek Road and State Route 51 from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 17) for widening project. Eastbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Seventh Street closed. Northbound SR 51 ramps to Loop 101 will remain open.
    • Detour: Consider exiting ahead of the closure and using alternate routes, including eastbound Union Hills Drive to northbound SR 51.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to two lanes overnight between Scottsdale and Hayden roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 15) for widening project. Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to two lanes overnight between Hayden and Scottsdale roads from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 16).
    • Detour: Please use caution and be prepared to slow down when approaching and traveling through work zones.
  • Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) on-ramp at 56th Street closed until mid-October starting at 9 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 16) for reconstruction as part of widening project.
    • Detour: Drivers can use either westbound Deer Valley Drive or Mayo Boulevard to Tatum Boulevard to access westbound Loop 101.

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements in the Phoenix area as part of the Regional Transportation Plan for the Maricopa County region. The primary funding source for regional freeway improvements is a half-cent sales tax approved by county voters in 2004.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, ADOT’s free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.