Westbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed between Tatum Boulevard and Cave Creek Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 5) for widening project. Tatum Boulevard also closed in both directions at Loop 101. Northbound SR 51 ramp to westbound Loop 101 closed.
Crews have added new lanes, other improvements south of US 60
Loop 101 Price Freeway near Warner Road

A $72 million project to add new lanes and make other improvements along Loop 101 (Price Freeway) between Baseline Road and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in the East Valley has been completed on schedule.

The Arizona Department of Transportation’s project has added new right lanes and other upgrades along more than 6 miles of Loop 101. Construction began in May 2019. As a result, Loop 101 now has four general purpose lanes and an HOV lane in each direction south of the US 60 interchange.

Drivers who use the Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) between Interstate 17 in Phoenix and Pima Road in Scottsdale should slow down in the construction zone and use caution while the following closures and restrictions are in place:

Pima Freeway between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard

The eastbound Pima Freeway will be closed between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard from 10 p.m. Friday, July 31, until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 for diamond grinding pavement work.
I-17 Christensen, I-40 Parks facilities reserved for commercial vehicles

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Transportation has temporarily reopened two long-shuttered northern Arizona rest areas to support truckers hauling essentials during the current public health situation.

The Parks Rest Area along Interstate 40 west of Flagstaff (milepost 182) and the Christensen Rest Area on Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff (milepost 324) offer parking, portable toilets and handwashing stations exclusively for commercial vehicle drivers.

Parts of I-10, I-17 and Loops 101, 202 and 303 to be closed

Phoenix-area drivers should plan ahead for a number of freeway closures this weekend (Feb. 21-24) due to a series of improvement projects in several areas.

Closures are scheduled along parts of interstates 10 and 17 as well as Loops 101, 202 and 303 so crews can do work ranging from bridge removal to pavement upgrades, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Work schedules are subject to change or postponement due to rain. The following closures are scheduled:

Crews to extend westbound US 60 left turn lanes

PHOENIX – The Grand Avenue (US 60) intersections at Bethany Home Road and Northern Avenue will be restricted for several months as part of an improvement project that starts Wednesday night, Feb. 12.

Crews will be extending the westbound Grand Avenue left turn lanes at each intersection to provide more room for drivers to travel westbound onto each of the cross streets. The intersection restrictions are due to be in place until this summer.