Scottsdale traffic restrictions Aug. 31 - Sept. 9

 

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale Aug. 31 - Sept. 9. 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

 

  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at Fifth Avenue Sept. 4 - 7 for paving.
  • The southbound curb lane on Goldwater Boulevard will be closed from Highland Avenue to Camelback Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 4 - 6 for construction.
  • The westbound bike lane, parking area and shoulder on Osborn Road will be closed from Pinto Lane to Paiute Way 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 3 - 7 for ADA ramp restoration.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur on or near 86th Street from Indian Bend Road to Cactus Wren Road through Wednesday, Sept. 26, for utility work. 
  • The eastbound curb lane on McDowell Road will be closed from Granite Reef Road to 85th Place 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 31, for utility work. During those same dates and times, the northbound right turn lane on Granite Reef Road will be closed at McDowell Road. 

Ongoing restrictions

  • The southbound shoulder and parking area on 68th Street will be closed from Indian School Road to Osborn Road 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 27 - Sept. 1 for ADA ramp restoration.
  • Westbound Lincoln Drive will be reduced to one lane immediately west of Scottsdale Road 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Monday, Sept. 3, for boring. During those same dates and times, the northbound outside left turn lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Lincoln Drive. 
  • The southbound curb lane on 68th Street will be closed immediately south of Indian School Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 31, for boring.
  • The southbound right turn lane on Goldwater Boulevard will be closed at Camelback Road Aug. 30 - Sept. 3 for construction and sidewalk improvements.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur on 78th Street from McDonald Drive to Lincoln Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, Oct. 31, for boring.
  • The southbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Drinkwater Boulevard (south of Osborn Road) Aug. 20 - Sept. 17 while new driveways and sidewalk are installed.
  • The southbound curb lane on Miller Road will be closed immediately south of Camelback Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Aug. 28 - Sept. 7 for boring.
  • 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. 
  • 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 westbound curb lane on Via de Ventura will be closed at Via Linda 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 31, for boring.
  • Indian Bend Road will be closed to all traffic west of Scottsdale Road Sept. 4 - 18 for roadway replacement.

 

Ongoing restrictions

 

  • Via Linda will be closed between Hayden Road and 90th Street through Friday, Aug. 31, 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.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur on southbound Scottsdale Road from Greenway-Hayden Loop to Sweetwater Avenue 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights through Wednesday, Sept. 5, for boring.
  • The westbound curb lane on Cactus Road will be closed at 66th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 31, for utility work.
  • The southbound curb lane on Hayden Road will be closed from Mountain View Road to Arabian Trail 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Aug. 31, for boring.
  • Curb lanes in both directions on Indian Bend Road will be closed at 86th Street Aug. 16 - 31 for utility work.

ROAD RESTRICTIONS NORTH OF THUNDERBIRD ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Chauncey Lane and Scottsdale Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 31, for road work. Detour on Mayo Boulevard. 
  • Northbound Scottsdale Road will be closed at Princess Drive 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sept. 4 - 10 for utility work.
  • The eastbound bike lane and shoulder on Dynamite Boulevard will be closed immediately east of Pima Road Aug. 29 - Sept. 11 for trailhead improvements.
  • Southbound traffic on 73rd Street will be shifted to the center lane immediately south of Greenway-Hayden Loop 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Sept. 3 - 14 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.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur on southbound Scottsdale Road from Greenway-Hayden Loop to Sweetwater Avenue 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights through Wednesday, Sept. 5, for boring.
  • Eastbound traffic on Redfield Road will be shifted to the left turn lane at 76th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Aug. 29 - Sept. 5 for sidewalk repairs.
  • Eastbound traffic on Rio Verde Drive will be shifted to the westbound side of the road, and westbound traffic will be shifted to a temporary by-pass lane from 114th Street to 122nd Street though Friday, Nov. 2, while a roundabout is installed.
  • Hawknest Road will be open to local traffic only from immediately west of 86th Place to immediately east of 84th Street through Monday, Sept. 17, for utility work. Detour on Stage Coach Pass to the north or Black Mountain Road to the south. 

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