Scottsdale traffic restrictions July Aug. 3 - 12

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale Aug. 3 - 12. 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.

Fifth Avenue Repaving Project

Fifth Avenue will be closed in phases between Indian School Road and Craftsman Court 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays Aug. 13 - Sept. 8 for repaving. For more details about the project and schedule, please see the project website

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. 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS SOUTH OF INDIAN BEND ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Goldwater Boulevard will be closed north of Camelback Road 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Aug. 2 and Aug. 5 - 8 for road work. Detour on Scottsdale Road.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Civic Center Plaza and Earll Drive 5 a.m. to 3 P.m. Aug. 3 - 7 for ADA ramp restoration.
  • The eastbound curb lane on McKellips Road will be closed at Miller Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 3, for utility work. 
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Scottsdale Road and McKellips 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 - 10 and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, for utility work. 
  • Southbound Scottsdale Road will be reduced to two lanes at Fillmore Street 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 8 - Sept. 1 for utility work.  During that same time, left turns from Scottsdale Road onto Fillmore Street will also be restricted. 

Ongoing 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 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • The northbound bike and right turn lanes on 68th Street will be closed immediately south of Camelback Road through Sept. 30 for road work. 

Upcoming restrictions

  • Eastbound McKellips Road will be reduced to one lane immediately east of Scottsdale Road 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 - 14 for utility work. 
  • Eastbound McKellips Road will be reduced to one lane at 74th Street 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 14 - 15 for utility work. 
  • Eastbound McKellips Road will be reduced to one lane at Miller Road 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 - 17 for utility work. During those same dates and times westbound left turns on McKellips Road will be restricted at Miller Road.
ROAD RESTRICTIONS FROM INDIAN BEND TO THUNDERBIRD ROADS

New restrictions

  • Curb lanes in both directions on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Doubletree Ranch Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Aug. 1 - 15 for utility work. During those same dates and times, the right turn bay on Doubletree Ranch Road will also be closed. 

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 the intersection of Rio Verde Drive and 122nd Street 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 - 10 for roundabout construction. 
  • Southbound Scottsdale Road will be reduced to two lanes from Butherus Drive to Sweetwater Avenue 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, Aug. 8, for boring.
  • Eastbound traffic on Rio Verde Drive will be shifted to the westbound side of the street, and westbound traffic will be shifted to a temporary by-pass lane, from 116th Street to 122nd Street Aug. 1 - Nov. 2 for roundabout construction. 
  • 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. 

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.
  • 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. 

Upcoming restrictions

  • Traffic on 56th Street will be controlled by a flagger immediately north of Pinnacle Peak Parkway 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, for utility work. 

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