Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway weekend restrictions this weekend

The Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) improvement project in the East Valley will require the following closures or lane restrictions, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following freeway restrictions are in place:

  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Loop 101 and Country Club Drive from 10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6) to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 9) for widening project. Drivers can use McDowell Road, University Drive, or Rio Salado Parkway as alternate routes.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) narrowed to two lanes at McDowell Road from 8 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 7) to 5 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 8) for barrier removal.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) on-ramp at Country Club Drive closed from 10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6) to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 9) for widening project.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) on-ramp at Alma School Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6) to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 9) for widening project.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) on-ramp at McKellips Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6) to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 9) for widening project.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) on-ramp at Dobson Road closed from 10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6) to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 9) for widening project.
  • Eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) off-ramp at Country Club Drive closed from 9 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) to 1 a.m. Sunday (Nov.8) for sign installation.

ADOT works to inform the public about planned freeway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a project schedule. To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at www.az511.gov or call 511.

The Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) improvement project is adding one new general travel lane in each direction between Loop 101 and Gilbert Road and one High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction between Gilbert and Broadway roads. The entire project is scheduled for completion in spring 2016. For more information, including all traffic alerts about this project, call 855-712-8530 or email projects@azdot.gov.

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