Central District Projects
Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)
Construction Alerts and Notices
As part of the roadway improvements for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, Dobbins Road will be closed west of 59th Avenue to allow crews to construct the bridge for the future freeway interchange at Dobbins Road.
Detours: Traffic will be detoured to Baseline and Elliot roads at 79th, 75th and 59th avenues.
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What to Expect:
- Over the next six months, crews will complete the following work:
- SRP irrigation installation
- Install underground utilities and drainage
- Construct Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls
- Construction of the freeway bridge and ramps
- Install signals and lighting
- Pave and stripe Dobbins Road
- Use of water trucks for dust mitigation
- For safety, back-up alarms and jobsite lighting will be in use
Southern and 59th avenues Construction Yard
|Connect 202 Partners (C202P), the developer responsible for designing and building the South Mountain Freeway, established a construction yard at Southern and 59th avenues to store equipment and materials needed for construction of the Salt River bridges. A lined basin will also be onsite to provide water for dust control.
What to Expect:
- Construction traffic accessing the site from Southern Avenue.
- Construction traffic turning north from Southern Avenue onto the existing road west of the power lines.
- Approximately 10 trucks delivering materials daily.
- Most activity occurs weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Early-to Mid 2018 Construction Schedule (Anticipated)
To complete the work currently scheduled through mid-2018, the following street restrictions and closures are anticipated. Actual dates and times of restrictions and closures will be published in the weekly traffic alerts.
- Closure of Southern Avenue between 61st Avenue and 64th Place through March 2018
- Closure of Elliot Road west of 59th Avenue through March 2018
- Closure of Estrella Drive between 59th and 51st avenues for up to 150 days
- Traffic shifts on Baseline Road between 63rd and 59th avenues for bridge construction
- Truck dirt hauls at night along Broadway Road and 59th Avenue
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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.