ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 101 as project nears finish line

Construction is ongoing as the Arizona Department of Transportation works to expand Loop 101 through Chandler. (Damien Hernandez/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Loop 101 through parts of the East Valley, including Chandler, will be closed or restricted at times this week for improvements, including diamond grinding of concrete pavement, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Northbound Loop 101 will be narrowed to two lanes between US 60 and Loop 202 from 8 p.m. July 29 to 5 a.m. July 30 and from 8 p.m. July 30 to 5 a.m. July 31.


Southbound Loop 101 will be closed between Loop 202 in Tempe and Loop 202 in Chandler from 9 p.m. July 31 to 5 a.m. Aug. 3. Loop 202 ramps to southbound Loop 101 will be closed as will US 60 ramps to southbound Loop 101. The westbound US 60 on-ramp at Dobson Road will also closed.

Northbound Loop 101 will be narrowed to three lanes between Baseline Road and Loop 202 from 9 p.m. July 31 to noon Aug. 2.

ADOT crews have been working to add a travel lane in each direction on a stretch of the freeway and are expected to complete the project in summer 2020, but no date has been given.
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