Santan Freeway in the Chandler area will be closed at times this weekend (Feb. 18-21) for an improvement project, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes as needed and use caution while the following weekend restrictions are in place along Phoenix-area freeways:
Eastbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between I-10 and Loop 101 (Price Freeway) from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 19) for traffic sensor installation. All I-10 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 closed. DETOUR: Consider using eastbound Chandler Boulevard as an alternate route.
Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between Loop 101 (Price Freeway) and I-10 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 20) for traffic sensor installation. Southbound Loop 101 ramp to westbound Loop 202 closed. Westbound Loop 202 on-ramp at Alma School Road closed. DETOUR: Drivers can consider using northbound Loop 101 to either westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) or westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway).
Northbound State Route 51 ramp to eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) in northeast Phoenix closed overnight from 10 p.m. Sunday to 1 a.m. Monday (Feb. 21) for work zone setup. DETOUR: Consider exiting northbound SR 51 to eastbound Union Hills Drive and using northbound Tatum Boulevard to reach Loop 101. Note: When this closure ends, the northbound SR 51 ramp to eastbound Loop 101 will be narrowed to one lane for approximately two weeks for drainage system construction. Please use caution and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching and traveling through all work zones.