Scottsdale traffic restrictions July 20 - 27

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale July 13 - 22. For more information, contact Traffic Engineering at 480-312-7250.

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68th Street bridge and Arizona Canal Path remain restricted 

The inside lanes in both directions on 68th Street bridge (crossing the Arizona Canal immediately north of Indian School Road) are closed due to deterioration discovered during a routine inspection. Inspections, design and repair work will take 10 to 12 months to complete. The Arizona Canal Path reconstruction will be coordinated with the bridge repair. The path will remain closed from 68th Street to Goldwater Boulevard. Detour on the north side of the canal. Please visit ScottsdaleAZ.gov and search “68th Street Bridge” for more information. 

Nighttime restrictions continue on Shea Boulevard for APS power line installation

Arizona Public Service (APS) will be installing a power line along Shea Boulevard from 90th Street to immediately east of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard. Lane restrictions will typically include the eastbound curb lane from immediately west of 90th Street to 92nd Street and two eastbound lanes from 92nd Street to 118th Street in half-mile increments. All work will take place between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights until late spring when work will require and additional closure of one eastbound lane during daytime hours. You can learn more about the project by reading the APS public notice.

ROAD RESTRICTIONS SOUTH OF INDIAN BEND ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Goldwater Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Indian School Road to Marshall Way 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday, July 20, as ADA ramp restoration occurs.
  • The eastbound curb lane on McKellips Road will be closed immediately west of Miller Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through July 27 for utility work.
  • Northbound traffic on Scottsdale Road will be detoured to Drinkwater Boulevard at Earll Drive 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. July 22 – 26 to permit gas line installation.
  • Southbound turn lane restrictions will take place on Pima Road at McDowell Road weekdays through Aug. 3 to accommodate construction.

Ongoing restrictions

  • Drinkwater Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Indian School Road to Second Street 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Aug. 10 to permit work on the Civic Center Mall Bridge.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at or near the intersection of Miller Road and Second Street through July 31 while the Second Street Path is improved.
  • The northbound bike and right turn lanes on 68th Street will be closed immediately south of Camelback Road through Sept. 30 for road work.
  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at 75th Street 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Tuesday, July 24, for utility work.
  • The eastbound curb lane on Chaparral Road will be closed at Pima Road 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday, July 20, for storm drain work.
  • Southbound Goldwater Boulevard will be closed from Scottsdale Road (near Chaparral Road) to Camelback Road through July 31 for bridge upgrades.

     

ROAD RESTRICTIONS FROM INDIAN BEND TO THUNDERBIRD ROADS

New restrictions

  • The northbound left-turn bay on Hayden Road will be closed at Royal Palm Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays July 22 – 27 as paving and utility work occurs.
  • Southbound traffic on Miller Road will be shifted to the left turn lane from Shea Boulevard to North Lane 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through July 31 as utility work occurs. 

Ongoing restrictions

  • The eastbound curb lane on Shea Boulevard will be closed at 130th Street 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, July 25, for utility work. 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS NORTH OF THUNDERBIRD ROAD 

New restrictions

  • The curb lanes on Evans Road will be closed in both directions at Northsight Boulevard 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 3 as utility work takes place.
  • Traffic in both directions on Happy Valley Road will be shifted to the center lane and directed by flaggers at Grand Vista Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 3 to permit boring.
  • Hawknest Road will be restricted to local traffic only from 86th Place to 84th Street weekdays through Aug. 3 for sewer repairs.
  • Traffic in both directions on Greenway Road will be shifted to the center land and directed by flaggers at 78th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 3 to permit utility work.
  • Traffic in both directions on Pinnacle Peak Road will be shifted to the center land and directed by flaggers at 74th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 3 to permit utility work.
  • Multiple land restrictions will occur at Bahia Drive and 90th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, July 25, as utility work takes place.
  • The southbound curb lane on 105th Street will be closed at McDowell Mountain Ranch Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, July 27, to permit drilling.
  • Northbound and westbound lane closures will take place at the intersection of Scottsdale Road and Vista Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, July 27, to permit trenching. Traffic will be shifted to the center lane.

Ongoing restrictions

  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur on Scottsdale Road/Tom Darlington Drive from Westland Road to Cave Creek Road through the end of September while a sewer force main pipe is installed. For more information about the project, please see the Liberty Utilities notice mailed to residents in the area. All traffic restrictions are 24 hours. 
  • Scottsdale Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Carefree Highway through Friday, July 20, for utility work.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Bahia Drive and 90th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, July 25, for utility work.
  • The southbound curb lane on 105th Street will be closed at McDowell Mountain Ranch Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, July 27, for utility work.
  • The curb lanes on 100th Street will be closed in both directions immediately south of Shea Boulevard 8:30 to 4 p.m. through Friday, July 20, as drilling occurs. 

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