A full closure of Highway 18 between Big Bear Dam and Snow Valley begins Oct. 6 running through Oct. 31.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, a section of the eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) will be closed from October 31-November 3 while crews prepare the roadway for a widening project.

From Arizona Department of Transportation:

  • Eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Country Club Drive and McDowell Road  in Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 3) to allow crews to shift lanes and place temporary barrier wall for a freeway-widening work zone. DETOUR: Please consider using eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) as an alternate route. Traffic exiting Loop 202 at Country Club Drive will be detoured east on McKellips Road.
  • Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to three lanes between Stapley Drive and Alma School Road in Mesa from 4 a.m. to noon Saturday (Nov. 1) for overhead sign work.DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to merge safely approaching the work zone.
  • Northbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) narrowed to one lane between Baseline Road and Southern Avenue in Tempe from 4 a.m. to noon Sunday (Nov. 2) for overhead sign work.DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and be prepared to slow down and merge safely approaching the work zone.
  • Northbound State Route 85 ramp to westbound I-10 in the Buckeye area closed overnight from 6 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 2) for bridge work. DETOUR: Please consider using westbound Southern Avenue and northbound Palo Verde Road as detour route while the SR 85 ramp is closed.

For more read closure information, including overnight ramp closure information, visit www.azdot.go/projects/other-restrictions.

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