60-day ramp closures start Monday (March 9) at the Loop 101/Thomas Road interchange

PHOENIX — As part of the Loop 101 Improvement Project in the East Valley, additional on- and off-ramps will be closed for approximately two months starting Monday (March 9), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The northbound Loop 101 on- and off-ramps at Thomas Road are scheduled to close by early Monday morning. Crews will reconstruct the ramps so they fit into the path of the wider freeway. The ramps are due to reopen by mid-May.

Drivers are encouraged to use ramps at other nearby interchanges along Loop 101 while the ramps at Thomas Road are closed.

The work is part of the $73 million project to add new right lanes along Loop 101 between Shea Boulevard and Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway). The entire project is scheduled for completion next year.

The northbound Loop 101 on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at McKellips Road were closed to traffic last week. They are scheduled to reopen by early May.

Project schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather.

More information about the Loop 101 Improvement Project south of Shea Boulevard is available atazdot.gov/Loop101pima.