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Pat's Run traffic update


April 16, 2009

*Registration and packet pick-up take place today from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the NORTH end of Sun Devil Stadium. Those that have not registered can do so today and those that have can pick up their race packets (highly encouraged to avoid the rush on Saturday morning).

*Avoiding Rio Salado Parkway is highly encouraged on Saturday. Between McClintock and Rural there is ongoing construction.

*In an effort to improve access to Pat's Run, ADOT is holding off on the start of a weekend northbound closure of Loop 101 (Price Freeway) between US 60 and Loop 202. That closure is now scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Due to that closure, and work on Rio Salado Parkway, Pat's Run participants leaving the area after the event are encouraged to use Rural Road north to eastbound Loop 202 to access Loop 101.

*The Arizona Department of Transportation has let us know that westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) will be closed between Country Club Drive and Loop 101 in Mesa from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (April 20). Traffic will detour north on Country Club Drive, west on McDowell Road and south on Loop 101 to reconnect with westbound Loop 202. Participants coming from the east should consider using westbound US 60 to northbound Loop 101 to approach the area.

*Meanwhile, southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) will be closed between Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Via de Ventura in the Scottsdale area from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (April 20). Traffic will detour south on Hayden Road. Participants traveling from the North Valley should consider using southbound State Route 51 to eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) as an alternate route to ASU.