Other Restrictions

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

Friday Through Monday (Aug. 28-31)

Loop 202 East closed between Greenfield and McDowell
Expect lane restrictions along eastbound US 60 in East Valley

PHOENIX — Freeway-improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (Aug. 28-31). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers plan ahead, consider alternate routes or adjust travel schedules and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place:

  • Eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Greenfield and McDowell roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 11:30 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 30) for widening project. Detour: Alternate routes include EB McDowell Rd. Please allow extra travel time.
  • Eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane overnight in areas between Gilbert Road and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 29) for lane-marker installation. Detour: Please consider alternate routes.
Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory
  • Eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane in areas between Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and Tomahawk Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 30) for lane-marker installation. Detour: Please consider alternate routes.
  • Eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane overnight in areas between Tomahawk and Mountain View roads from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 31) for lane-marker installation. Detour: Please consider alternate routes.
  • McKellips Road closed in both directions at Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) from 5 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 30) for widening project. Detour: Alternate routes include Country Club Drive and Alma School Road.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 off-ramp at Cave Creek Road restricted with no right turns to southbound Cave Creek Road from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 29-30) for Cox Communications utility work. Southbound Cave Creek Road right lane also closed between Rose Garden Lane and Loop 101 with no right turns to westbound Loop 101 on-ramp or frontage road. Detour: Consider alternate routes, including westbound Deer Valley Road to southbound Seventh Street, to access westbound Loop 101.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramps to Loop 101 (both north- and southbound) closed and westbound Loop 202 narrowed to three lanes between Dobson Road and Loop 101 from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 29) for barrier construction. Detour: Please consider alternate routes to connect with Loop 101.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) on-ramp at Dobson Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 30) for widening project. Westbound Loop 202 off-ramp at Alma School Road closed from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 29) and westbound off- and on-ramps at Alma School Road closed from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 31) for widening project. Detour: Please use other nearby ramps.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be listed on ADOT’s website, azdot.gov, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including weekend restriction information. 

For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions around the state, visit ADOT's Travel Information site at az511.gov or call 511. Sign up for ADOT email updates, including weekend freeway restrictions, at azdot.gov. Another great way to find out more about ADOT's projects and programs to improve Arizona's transportation system is the ADOT Blog at azdot.gov/blog.

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the 20-year 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. More information about ADOT projects and the regional plan is available at azdot.gov/PhoenixMetro.