Scottsdale traffic restrictions Sept. 7 - 16

 

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale Sept. 7 - 16. 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

  • Scottsdale road will be reduced to two lanes in each direction at Drinkwater Boulevard (south of Osborn Road) Sept. 10 - 25 for median work.
  • Traffic at the intersection of Miller Road and Second Street will be controlled by flaggers 8:30 a.m. to noon weekdays and 6 a.m. to noon weekends Sept. 7 - 12 to permit path improvements. 
  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed from 75th Street to Drinkwater Boulevard 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays Sept. 6 - 14 for road work.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of 68th Street and Thomas Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Sept. 14, for utility work.
  • 75th Street will be closed to all traffic north of Second Street through Friday, Sept. 7, for road work. Detour on First Street to Miller Road. 

 

Ongoing restrictions

  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at Fifth Avenue Sept. 4 - 7 for paving.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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 Gold Dust Avenue will be closed at Scottsdale Road 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 - 21 for sewer work. 

 

Ongoing restrictions

  • Via Linda will be closed between Hayden Road and 90th Street through Friday, Sept. 14, 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.
  • Indian Bend Road will be closed to all traffic west of Scottsdale Road Sept. 4 - 18 for roadway replacement.

 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS NORTH OF THUNDERBIRD ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Scottsdale Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Carefree Highway Sept. 10 - 17 while the median is replaced.
  • Eastbound Paradise Lane will be closed immediately west of Greenway Hayden Loop 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Sept. 10 - 21 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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. 

 

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