Motorists driving on Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) will find a quicker drive late summer 2010 with the addition of HOV lanes to absorb carpool, bus and motorcycle traffic between Loop 101 and Gilbert Road.
The project was preplanned to better utilize median space and will add one HOV lane in each direction, a new permanent concrete median barrier, median lighting, and new rubberized asphalt to minimize traffic noise.
Spring 2008 – Construction began Late Summer 2010 - Project complete
The Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) freeway projects are funded with the half-cent sales tax under the voter-approved Proposition 400 (file size: 3.6MB).
Our Valley Freeway System is part of the 2004 voter-approved Regional Transportation Plan. We are working hard with our transit partners to implement the voters’ vision and are committed to quality, safety, open communication with our neighbors, and minimal inconvenience to the traveling public.