Scottsdale traffic restrictions March 23 - April 1

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale March 23 - April 1. For more information, contact Traffic Engineering at 480-312-7250.

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Arizona Canal Path closed at 68th Street until April 

The Arizona Canal Path will be closed at 68th Street until April while a wall is constructed around an SRP wellsite. The path will be replaced after the wall is constructed. 

68th Street bridge remains restricted for repairs

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. Please visit ScottsdaleAZ.gov and search “68th Street Bridge” for more information about the project. 

Nighttime restrictions 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

  • The eastbound curb lane on Camelback Road will be closed from 78th Street to Hayden Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays March 26 – 30 for road work. During those same dates the sidewalk on the south side of Camelback Road will be closed 24 hours.
  • Curb lanes in both directions on Drinkwater Boulevard will be closed at Stetson Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 27 – 30 for ADA ramp restoration. 
  • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Shoeman Lane 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, March 26, for ADA ramp restoration. 
  • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Thunderbird Road 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. March 26 – 28 for utility work. 
  • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at McDonald Drive 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. March 26 – 28 for utility work. 
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur on Highland Avenue immediately west of Scottsdale Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays March 26 – April 2 for road work. 
  • Northbound traffic on 61st Place will be shifted to the center of the road immediately north of Thomas weekdays March 22 – 26 for utility work. 
  • Main Street will be closed from Miller Road to 78th Street 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 26 – 27 for road work. During those same dates and times 78th Street will be closed from Indian School Road to Main Street. Detour on Miller and Indian School roads. 
  • Multiple restrictions will occur on Earll Drive from Hayden Road to Granite Reef Road 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 26, for road work. 

Ongoing restrictions

  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at Marshall Way 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday nights March 19 – 30 for boring. During those same dates and times, the westbound median lane on Indian School Road will be closed at Marshall way.
  • Eastbound Thomas Road will be reduced to one lane and shifted to the center turn lane immediately west of 64th Street Jan. 11 - April 11 for utility work. Detour on McDowell or Indian School roads. For more information, call the Project Hotline at 480-281-1506.
  • Thomas Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction from immediately west of 60th Street to 56th Street through Wednesday, May 2, as part of a water line installation project. Consider detouring on McDowell Road or Indian School Road. For more information on the water line installation, call the project hotline at 480-281-1506.

ROAD RESTRICTIONS FROM INDIAN BEND TO THUNDERBIRD ROADS

New restrictions

  • The northbound bike lane on 120th Street will be closed and traffic shifted to the center immediately south of Shea Boulevard weekdays March 23 – April 6 for road work. 
  • The eastbound curb lane on Via Linda will be closed immediately east of 91st Street/San Salvador Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays March 22 – 30 for utility work. 
  • Multiple restrictions will occur on Scottsdale Road, Doubletree Ranch Road and Gainey Suites Drive near “The Shops at Gainey Ranch” while the parking lot is repaved March 28 – 30. 

Ongoing restrictions

  • The northbound bike lane on 120th Street will be closed immediately south of Shea Boulevard 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 12 – 23 for restoration work. During those same dates and times northbound traffic on 120th Street will be shifted toward the center of the road. 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS NORTH OF THUNDERBIRD ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Scottsdale Road and Greenway – Hayden Loop March 29 – 30 for utility work. 
  • The westbound median lane and the northbound inside left turn lane at Butherus Drive and Scottsdale Road will be closed March 29 – 30 for road work. 
  • Hawknest Road will be closed except to local traffic immediately west of 86th Place and immediately east of 84th Street March 21 – April 6 for road improvements. Detour on Stagecoach Pass Road to the north or Black Mountain Road to the south. 
  • The northbound curb and center lanes on Scottsdale Road will be closed immediately north of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard from 10 p.m. Monday, March 26, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, for utility work.  
  • The southbound curb lane will be closed from Graythorn Drive to 108th Place 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, March 26, for road work.

Ongoing restrictions

  • Traffic on Lone Mountain Parkway will be controlled by flaggers immediately north of Via Cortana Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays March 12 – 23 for road work. 
  • The northbound sidewalk and bike lane on 73rd Street will be closed immediately south of Greenway – Hayden Loop through Sunday, April 15, for construction.

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