Central District Projects

Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)

I-10 Segment

I-10 (Papago Freeway) between 75th and 43rd avenues and south to Lower Buckeye Road

Construction Alerts and Notices

Van Buren Street to Buckeye Road - January 11 through March 2019

Van Buren Street to Buckeye Road - January 11 through March 2019

59th Avenue will be closed between Van Buren Street and Buckeye Road to construct the frontage roads for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. By mid-March, all northbound and southbound traffic on 59th Avenue will be shifted onto the first section of the new frontage road with one lane of traffic in each direction.
What to Expect:
  • Local business access will be maintained
  • Traffic on 59th Avenue south of Washington Street and north of Sherman Street will remain restricted

59th Ave Closure Map_Eng web
Larger and Spanish version available


Washington and Jefferson Streets Permanent Closure

As part of South Mountain Freeway construction, Washington and Jefferson streets will permanently close east of 59th Avenue and west of 57th Drive. The closure is needed to construct the future 59th Avenue southbound frontage road.

Driveway access for local businesses located within this closure will be maintained. Please use alternate routes.

Washington Jefferson Closure Map

Larger and Spanish versions available

Sherman Street Temporary Closure: May 29 - December 2018

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.

Larger and Spanish versions available
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. 
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