SR-51 Piestewa
Project Card
Shea Blvd to SR-101 Pima - Addition of new northbound and southbound HOV lanes TRAC # H647901
RTP Phase 1 Project Description Northbound and southbound HOV lanes were constructed on State Route 51 (Piestewa Freeway) between Shea Boulevard and Loop 101 (Pima Freeway), as well as a direct HOV ramp from northbound SR-51 to eastbound Loop 101 and from westbound Loop 101 to southbound SR-51.
Project Benefits HOV lanes improve traffic flow, encourage carpooling and expand the regional transit network. Vehicles carrying two or more occupants, Valley Metro buses, certified alternative-fuel vehicles, motorcycles and emergency vehicles can use HOV lanes from 6 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. All vehicles can use HOV lanes at all other times.
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Voter Approval
Open to traffic
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