Scottsdale traffic restrictions Sept. 21 - 30

 

The following is a partial list of road construction projects and traffic restrictions taking place in Scottsdale Sept. 21 - 30. For more information, contact Traffic Engineering at 480-312-7250.

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Modern roundabouts reduce fatalities and serious injuries, improve traffic flow and capacity, reduce emissions and save money. Learn more about Scottsdale's roundabouts by visiting Scottsdaleaz.gov and searching "roundabouts"

 

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.

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 right turn lane on Indian School Road will be closed at Hayden Road Sept. 24 - Oct. 8 for installation of a new driveway and sidewalk.
  • 5th Avenue will be closed from immediately west of Scottsdale Road to Craftsman Court from 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, to 7 a.m., Monday, Sept. 24 for road work. 
  • Northbound traffic on Civic Center Plaza will be shifted to the center left turn lane immediately north of Thomas Road 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24 - 28 for utility work. 
  • The northbound outside left turn lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Lincoln Drive 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Thursday, Sept. 27, for boring. During those same times and dates the westbound curb lane on Lincoln Drive will be closed immediately west of Scottsdale Road.
  • The westbound curb lane on Lincoln Drive will be closed immediately east of Scottsdale Road 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday, Sept. 28, for utility work.

Ongoing restrictions

  • The eastbound curb lane on McDowell Road will be closed immediately east of 68th Street Sept. 17 - 28 (except Sundays) for sidewalk work. During those same times and dates the northbound bike and right turn lanes on 68th Street will also be closed. 
  • Goldwater Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction at 5th Avenue Sept. 20 - 21 for installation of decorative crosswalks. During those same dates and times the southbound left turn lane on Goldwater Boulevard will also be closed at 5th Avenue.
  • Southbound traffic on 68th Street will be shifted to the center turn lane from Oak Street to McDowell Road 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sept. 21 for ADA ramp restoration.
  • Scottsdale road will be reduced to two lanes in each direction at Drinkwater Boulevard (south of Osborn Road) Sept. 10 - 25 for median work.
  • The westbound curb lane on Indian School Road will be closed at 75th Street 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays Sept. 20 - 21 for road work.
  • 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 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

  • Westbound traffic on Mountain View Road will be shifted to the center left turn lane at 95th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 - 27 for drilling and trenching.
  • The westbound curb lane on Cactus Road will be closed at 90th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 - 25 for drilling and trenching.
  • Shea Boulevard will be reduced to one lane at Scottsdale Road 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights through Monday, Oct. 1, for utility work. 
  • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed at Shea Boulevard 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Monday, Oct. 1, for utility work.

 

Ongoing 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. 

 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS NORTH OF THUNDERBIRD ROAD 

New restrictions

  • Traffic in the cul de sac off Pinnacle Peak Road immediately west of Dobson Road will be controlled by flaggers 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 - Oct. 4 to permit boring.
  • 118th Street will be closed in both directions from Blue Sky Drive to immediately south of Quail Track Drive through Sunday, Nov. 18, for roadway improvements.
  • Multiple lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Scottsdale Road and Acoma Drive 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, Sept. 21, for utility work.
  • Northbound Scottsdale Road will be reduced to one lane at Princess Drive 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, for paving.

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.The following restrictions will occur through Sept. 25:
    • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed from Westland Road to Carefree Highway 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.
    • The northbound median lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed from Westland Road to Carefree Highway 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24.
    • The northbound curb lane on Scottsdale Road will be closed from Westland Road to Carefree Highway 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25.
  • The eastbound curb and right turn lanes on Thompson Peak Parkway will be closed at 90th Street 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Sept. 14 - 21 for utility work.
  • 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.
  • 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 Friday, Oct. 5, 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. 

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