Pima Road Improvements: Pinnacle Peak Road to Happy Valley Road


Project Information

The project will widen Pima Road to three through lanes in each direction with a landscaped median, bike lanes, sidewalk and drainage improvements from 500-feet north of Pinnacle Peak Road to north of Happy Valley Road. The purpose of the improvements is to improve capacity and operational efficiency.

The widening of this segment of Pima Road is part of Scottsdale’s Transportation Master Plan. Funding for the project is currently part of the 5-year Capital Improvement Plan. The project budget is $8.2 million and is funded by the Regional Sales Tax (Arterial Life Cycle Program) and Scottsdale’s Transportation 0.2% Sales Tax.

Tentative Project Schedule

Preliminary Assessment Began January 2016 (actual)
Preliminary Assessment & Initial Sound Study Complete July 2017 (actual)
Design contract under consideration by City Council April 2018
Neighborhood Meetings Spring/Summer 2018
30 Percent Design Completion September 2018
First Public Meeting October 2018
Refined Sound Study Completion December 2018/January 2019
Second Public Meeting January 2019
Public Hearing Process
(Transportation Commission & Design Review Board)
February 2019
Solicitation for Construction Bids Summer 2019
Approximate Construction Start Fall 2019
All dates are tentative unless noted otherwise

Project Information

Budget: $8.2 million

Sponsoring Division: Transportation

Funding Source: Regional Sales Tax, Transportation 0.2% Sales Tax

Project Location: Pima Road from 500-feet north of Pinnacle Peak Road to north of Happy Valley Road

Contact Information

Elaine Mercado
Project Manager
P:  480-312-7985