Loop 202 Red Mountain westbound reopens at Loop 101

The westbound lanes of Loop 202 Red Mountain reopened Friday afternoon at Loop 101 in west Mesa, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A crash had closed on direction of the highway shortly after 1 p.m., according to a press release.

Traffic had been routed onto the L-101 transition ramps, where drivers could proceed north or south on L-101.

Eastbound lanes were unaffected.

For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT’s Travel Information Site at www.az511.gov, follow us on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 5-1-1.

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