Scottsdale traffic restrictions July 27 - Aug. 5

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale July 27 - Aug. 5. For more information, contact Traffic Engineering at 480-312-7250.

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Drinkwater Boulevard closed indefinitely for repairs to Civic Center Mall bridge

Drinkwater Boulevard will remain closed indefinitely to all traffic from Second Street to First Avenue to permit repairs to the Civic Center Mall bridge. Detour on Scottsdale or Miller roads from Osborn Road to Indian School Road. The Civic Center Mall Bridge will also be closed to all pedestrian traffic. More information about the repair project timeline will be available soon.

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

  • Scottsdale Road will be restricted to one lane in each direction at Fillmore Street 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, for road work. During that same time, left turns from Scottsdale Road onto Fillmore Street and Papago Drive will also be restricted. 
  • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Fillmore Street 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 - 7 for road work. During that same time, left turns from Scottsdale Road onto Fillmore Street will also be restricted. 
  • The eastbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at Spur Circle 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28-29 for utility work. 
  • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Vista Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays July 30 - Aug. 10 for boring.
  • The southbound curb lane on Miller Road will be closed at Sixth Avenue 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays July 27 - Aug. 10 for boring. 
  • The eastbound curb lane on Osborn Road will be closed at Wells Fargo Avenue 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 - 27 for ADA ramp restoration.
  • The southbound right turn lane on Drinkwater Boulevard will be closed at Wells Fargo Avenue 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 - 31 for ADA ramp restoration.
  • The northbound curb lane on Drinkwater Boulevard will be closed at Civic Center Plaza 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 31 - Aug. 1 for ADA ramp restoration. 
  • The northbound curb lane on 68th Street will be closed at 2nd Street 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, July 27, for ADA ramp restoration.
  • Curb lanes in both directions on McDowell Road will be closed at Granite Reef Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 3, for utility work. During those same dates and times the northbound right turn lane on Granite Reef Road at McDowell Road will also be closed. 

 

Ongoing restrictions 

  • Thomas Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction at 56th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday, July 28, for utility work. For more information about the project, call the project hotline at 480-281-1506.
  • Curb lanes in both directions on Drinkwater Boulevard will be closed from Indian School Road to 2nd Street 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 10, for bridge work. 
  • The southbound right turn lane on Pima Road will be closed at McDowell Road through Friday, Aug. 3, for road work.
  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at 75th Street 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 11 - Aug. 3 for utility work.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at or near the intersection of Miller Road and Second Street June 4 - July 31 while 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. 

 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS FROM INDIAN BEND TO THUNDERBIRD ROADS

New restrictions

  • The eastbound curb lane on Thunderbird Road will be closed from 94th Street to 96th Street July 31 - Aug. 2 for paving.

 

Ongoing restrictions

  • Via Linda will be closed between 83rd Place and San Pablo Drive through Friday, Aug. 24, while the traffic circles are replaced with modern roundabouts. Detour on Mountain View Road. Visit ScottsdaleAZ.gov and search "Via Linda Roundabouts" for more information.
  • Traffic on 110th Street immediately south of Shea Boulevard will be controlled by a flagger 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 3, for boring. During those same dates and times, the northbound right turn lane on 110th Street at Shea Boulevard will also be closed. 
  • A flagger will control traffic on 115th Street immediately south of Via Linda 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 3 (except Sundays), for utility work.

 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS NORTH OF THUNDERBIRD ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at Pima Road and Hualapai Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, July 27, for road work.

 

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. Restrictions through Aug. 10 include the following:
    • Scottsdale Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Westland Drive / Terravita Way to Boulder Pass through Friday, Aug. 10, for utility work. 
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of McDowell Mountain Ranch Road and Thompson Peak Parkway 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Monday, July 30, for boring.
  • The northbound curb lane on Northsight Boulevard will be closed at Evans Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 3, for utility work. During those same dates and times, the eastbound right turn lane on Evans Road will also be closed. 
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Happy Valley Road and Grand Vista Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 3, for boring.
  • Hawknest Road will be open to local traffic only immediately west of 86th Plane and immediately east of 84th Street through Friday, Aug. 3, for utility work. Through traffic can detour on Stagecoach Pass Road to the north and on Black Mountain Road to the south. 
  • Traffic in both directions on Greenway Road will be controlled by flaggers at 78th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 3, for utility work. 
  • Traffic on 74th Street will be controlled by flaggers at Pinnacle Peak Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 3, for utility work. 
  • Curb lanes in both directions on Butherus Drive will be closed at Scottsdale Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Tuesday, July 31, 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 July 11 - 27 for utility work. 
  • Southbound Goldwater Boulevard will be closed from Scottsdale Road (near Chaparral Road) to Camelback Road June 25 - July 31 for bridge upgrades. 

Upcoming restrictions

  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Chauncey Lane and Scottsdale Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 - Sept. 15 (except Sundays) for utility work. 

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