Phoenix Metro Area Projects

Loop 101 Widening Project: Shea Boulevard to Loop 202

Traffic Alerts

Southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between 90th Street and Chaparral Road in Scottsdale area from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 23) for rubberized asphalt paving. Southbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Cactus Road and Shea Boulevard also closed.

DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes to avoid heavy traffic backups approaching closure. Alternate southbound freeway routes include State Route 51 or Interstate 17.

Southbound Loop 101 traffic exiting at 90th Street will detour south on Pima Road and can re-enter Loop 101 at Chaparral or Indian School roads. Allow extra travel time. NOTE: Southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Indian Bend Road, southbound off- and on-ramps at McDonald Drive and southbound off-ramp at Chaparral Road will be closed on Friday (May 20) and remain closed as part of full southbound freeway closure that starts Friday night. Drivers on Friday can use ramps at adjacent interchanges, including Via De Ventura.

For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area and around the state, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at or call 511. Another great way to find out more about ADOT's projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT Blog at

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the 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