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Work on South Mtn. Freeway moves forward

Posted: 4:43 PM, Sep 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-13 19:43:53-04

ADOT is moving forward with the South Mountain Freeway, and that could mean bumps in the road for drivers in Ahwatukee. Traffic along Pecos Road will be restricted this week as ADOT continues to drill for soil samples. This drilling with ultimately help create the final design for the South Mountain Freeway.

Drivers should expect the following intermittent lane restrictions and closures along Pecos Road and adjacent roads:

Monday (Sept. 12) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m

Southbound Desert Foothills Parkway right lane closed north of Pecos Road.

Pecos Road median closed in both directions between 24th Street and Desert Foothills Parkway.

Tuesday (Sept. 13) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eastbound Pecos Road right lane closed between Desert Foothills Parkway and 17th Avenue.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed west of 17th Avenue.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed west of 24th Street.

Pecos Road median closed in both directions between 24th Street and Desert Foothills Parkway.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed at 32nd Street.

Wednesday (Sept. 14) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed west of 17th Avenue.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed between 40th and 32nd streets.

Northbound 40th Street right lane closed at Pecos Road.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed at 40th Street.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed at 32nd Street.

Thursday (Sept. 15) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed near the end of Pecos Road.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed between 40th and 32nd streets.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed between 32nd and 24th streets.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed at 40th Street.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed at 32nd Street.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed at 24th Street.

Friday (Sept. 16) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eastbound Pecos Road right lane closed between Desert Foothills Parkway and 17th Avenue.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed between 40th and 32nd streets.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed between 32nd and 24th streets.

Westbound Pecos Road right lane closed between 24th Street and Desert Foothills Parkway.

Northbound 40th Street right lane closed at Pecos Road.

Westbound Pecos Road left lane closed at 24th Street.

ADOT also wants to remind drivers to use extra caution when traveling in the work zone, and look out for construction equipment and crews.