Weekend freeway restrictions on Loop 101 North

Courtesy of ADOT

Courtesy of ADOT

Freeway-improvement projects will require lane restrictions and ramp closures along northbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) in the East Valley this weekend (March 25-28). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers plan ahead, consider alternate routes and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place:

  • Northbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) right lane closed between Rio Salado Parkway and Thomas Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Monday (March 28) for rubberized asphalt paving as part of widening project. Also, westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramp to northbound Loop 101 closed. Also, northbound Loop 101 on-ramp at McKellips Road, off- and on-ramps at McDowell Road and off-ramp at Thomas Road closed. Northbound off-ramp at Thomas Road will reopen by 8 a.m. Sunday (March 27). Allow extra travel time and be prepared to use other nearby northbound on- and off-ramps. Drivers who normally use westbound Loop 202 ramp to northbound Loop 101 should consider alternate routes, including exiting westbound Loop 202 at Scottsdale Road to then use eastbound Loop 202 to reach northbound Loop 101.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be listed on ADOT’s website, azdot.gov, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including weekend restriction information.

For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area and around the state, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at az511.gov 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 azdot.gov/blog.

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 azdot.gov/PhoenixMetro.

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