Other Restrictions

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

Friday Through Monday (Oct. 31-Nov. 3)

Eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed in Mesa

A stretch of eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in Mesa will be closed this weekend (Oct. 31-Nov. 3) as crews set up work zones for a new widening project, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes while the following scheduled weekend restrictions are in place:

  • Eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Country Club Drive and McDowell Road  in Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 3) to allow crews to shift lanes and place temporary barrier wall for a freeway-widening work zone. DETOUR: Please consider using eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) as an alternate route. Traffic exiting Loop 202 at Country Club Drive will be detoured east on McKellips Road.
Weekend Freeways Travel Advisory
  • Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to three lanes between Stapley Drive and Alma School Road in Mesa from 4 a.m. to noon Saturday (Nov. 1) for overhead sign work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to merge safely approaching the work zone.
  • Northbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) narrowed to one lane between Baseline Road and Southern Avenue in Tempe from 4 a.m. to noon Sunday (Nov. 2) for overhead sign work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and be prepared to slow down and merge safely approaching the work zone.
  • Northbound State Route 85 ramp to westbound I-10 in the Buckeye area closed overnight from 6 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 2) for bridge work. DETOUR: Please consider using westbound Southern Avenue and northbound Palo Verde Road as detour route while the SR 85 ramp is closed.

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.