Central District Projects

Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)

Construction Information

Information related to the construction schedule, traffic alerts, detours and restrictions/closures can be found in this section. If you live or travel near the project, be sure to sign up for updates and alerts. To learn about meetings and events, please visit the Outreach page.


Late-2017 to Mid-2018 Construction Schedule Available

Preliminary construction of the South Mountain Freeway began in September 2016 with improvements to the I-10/Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) interchange, including extending Loop 202 HOV lanes and widening the shoulders to Pecos Road near 48th Street.

Major construction of the 22-mile freeway project began in early 2017 in the I-10 Papago, Salt River and Pecos segments. Visit the segment pages for detailed construction information, including a 2017-2018 schedule and maps of major activities starting late-2017 to mid-2018.

Most construction will occur on weekdays, although some construction activities will require work every day and at night to complete the freeway by late 2019. 
Construction Phasing Schedule
SMF Construction Phasing Map
SMF Construction Notice - Click to View

Actual start dates may change based on utility relocation, right-of-way acquisition and other factors.

Most construction will occur on weekdays, although some construction activities will require work day and at night to complete the freeway by late 2019.

Live or travel near the project? Visit the Alerts, Detours and Closures page for weekly traffic restrictions.

 

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Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.