Project Description

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway

Submitted by the Sonoran Section

Construction Cost $990,000,000
Project Location Phoenix, Arizona
Project Owner Arizona Department of Transportation
Project Designer WSP USA
Contractor Connect 202 Partners (FLUOR-GRANITE-AMES JV)
Completion Date March, 2020

Project Description

The South Mountain Freeway (SMF) P3 project in Arizona was constructed by the Connect 202 Partners (C202P) a Fluor, Granite and Ames Joint Venture and designed by lead engineering firm WSP USA.  The project includes 22 miles of four-lane freeway in each direction, 15 new traffic interchanges, 41 bridges, one pedestrian bridge, five multi-use crossings, 11 miles of sound barrier walls, and six-miles of shared-use path. The project also includes 4.5 miles of improvements to the I-10 Papago Freeway.

Project Features

  • Five five times larger than any other ADOT Freeway project in history
  • Introduction of a new bridge girder type – Deep Utah Bulb Tee Girder
  • The corridor was divided into five “character areas” to define the landscape plant materials and aesthetics to identify the types of rustication uses on walls,
    barriers, pedestrian fencing and piers