Scottsdale traffic restrictions Nov. 20 - 29

Following are significant road construction projects and traffic restrictions occurring in Scottsdale Nov. 20 - 29. For more information, contact Traffic Engineering at 480-312-7250.

ADOT seeks input on interchange design concepts for Loop 101 

The Arizona Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the city of Scottsdale and the Maricopa Association of Governments, is seeking the community’s input on four proposed new interchange concepts for the Loop 101 (Pima Freeway), Princess Drive to Shea Boulevard widening project.  

The  proposed concepts modify the interchange design at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard to a new diamond configuration and make minor modifications to improve turning movements at the Princess and Raintree drives, and Shea Boulevard interchanges and cross streets. Final design of this project is scheduled to begin next year and construction is planned for late 2022 or early 2023. 

Use the following link to view images of the proposed concepts and take a brief surveylinks to external site by Friday, Nov. 20. Learn more on the project websitelinks to external site. You also can sign uplinks to external site to receive project updates. 

Loop 101 improvement project (updated)

The Arizona Department of Transportation has begun a project to widen and improve Loop 101 from Interstate 17 in Phoenix to Pima Road in Scottsdale. To learn more about the project and upcoming traffic restrictions, please visit ADOT’s project webpagelinks to external site, where you can also subscribe to project alerts. Following are current and upcoming restrictions:

  • Eastbound Loop 101 will be closed from 64th Street to Scottsdale Road from 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, to 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20. Detour south on 64th Street to east on Mayo Boulevard to north on Scottsdale Road back to the freeway.

  • Westbound Loop 101 will be closed at 56th Street from 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Eastbound Loop 101 will be closed at 56th Street from 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24. 

  • Loop 101 will have intermittent lane closures between Interstate 17 and Pima Road through spring 2021 for diamond grinding of the pavement. For more information on the diamond grinding process and a map of the Loop 101 closures, please see ADOT’s flier.

Lane restrictions on 90th Street near Loop 101 

Multiple lane restrictions will occur on 90th Street between Loop 101 and Via Linda Oct. 1 to Feb. 28 for a Salt River Community private development project. 

Lane restrictions near Scottsdale and Thunderbird roads

Multiple lane restrictions will occur on Scottsdale Road from Sutton Drive/Joan De Arc Avenue to immediately north of Dreyfus Avenue 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Nov. 9 – 20 for trench work. During those same dates multiple lane restrictions will occur on Scottsdale Road from Thunderbird Road to Larkspur Drive weeknights 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

Lane restrictions at Scottsdale Road and Thomas Road (new)

Eastbound Thomas Road will be reduced to one lane at Scottsdale Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 11, for utility work. During those same times and dates southbound left turns on Scottsdale Road will be restricted to one lane.

Lane restrictions on westbound McDowell Road near 68th Street 

Westbound McDowell Road will be reduced to one lane at the Crosscut Canal 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9 – 25 for utility work.  

Lane restrictions on Chaparral Road near Hayden Road

Chaparral Road will be alternately closed in either direction 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays Nov. 14 – 23 for road work.  

Lane restrictions on Osborn Road near Miller Road (updated)

Multiple lane restrictions will occur on Osborn Road from Miller Road to Scottsdale Road Oct. 16 – Dec. 23 while a new sewer line is installed. During those same dates Drinkwater Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Civic Center Plaza and Fourth Street.

Lane restrictions at Osborn Road and 70th Street 

Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Osborn Road and 70th Street Nov. 12 – Dec. 4 while a new sewer line is installed.

Lane restrictions at Scottsdale Road and Palm Lane (updated)

Scottsdale Road will be reduced to one or two lanes in each direction at Palm Lane Nov. 20 - 25 while a HAWK crossing is installed. During those same dates the two-way center left-turn lane will be closed at Palm Lane.

Lane restrictions at Indian School Road and Granite Reef Road

Northbound Granite Reef Road will be closed from Indian School Road to Heatherbrae Drive through Friday, Nov. 30 for new drainage installation.


Traffic Restrictions Map

View minor restrictions throughout the city in the Scottsdale Map Center.


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