Central District Projects
Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)
I-10 (Papago Freeway) between 75th and 43rd avenues and south to Lower Buckeye Road
Construction Alerts and Notices
October I-10 Closures
To build the interchange connecting the South Mountain Freeway to the I-10 Papago Freeway, expect the upcoming closures:
- Eastbound I-10 access roads from 67th to 51st avenues:
- 9 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 4 a.m. Monday, October 22
- 59th Avenue northbound and southbound between I-10 and Roosevelt Street:
- 9 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 4 a.m. Monday. October 22
Dates and times are subject to change. Ramp closures are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the time period indicated below. Please visit SouthMountainFreeway.com and AZ511 before traveling on I-10. Commuters should expect continued delays and consider using alternate routes, including Valley Metro express bus routes. Please visit SharetheRide.com for information on car or vanpools.
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As part of the South Mountain Freeway construction, Sherman Street will close temporarily between 59th and 61st avenues to construct the 59th Avenue southbound frontage road. Please use alternate routes during this time frame.
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Early-to Mid 2018 Construction Schedule (Anticipated)
To complete the work currently scheduled through mid-2018, the following street and freeway restrictions and closures are anticipated. Actual dates and times of restrictions and closures will be published in the weekly traffic alerts.
- Periodic weekend and night closures of I-10 Papago Freeway at 59th Avenue for bridge construction
- Extended closures of I-10 ramps from 67th to 51st avenues to allow reconstruction of existing ramps and construction of new access roads
- Permanent closure of 59th Avenue ramps after access roads open
- Truck dirt hauls at night along 59th Avenue
- Periodic restrictions on cross streets
To receive advance notice of upcoming traffic restrictions, sign up for weekly traffic alerts.
Residents, business owners, schools and homeowner’s associations who may be directly impacted by construction will receive additional notices.