Phoenix Planned Major Street Restrictions - Updated April 18

Orange Caution Sign 2Drivers should be aware of the following city of Phoenix roadway restrictions and are encouraged to allow for additional travel time.  

New Restrictions

NORTHERN AVENUE – 16TH TO 18TH STREETS

Northern Avenue between 16th and 18th streets will be restricted to one lane in each direction beginning on Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This project is expected to be completed in one week.

Pedestrian, residential, and business access will be maintained.

This is a CenturyLink priority service project.

Drivers are highly encouraged to allow for additional travel time during this period.


67TH AVENUE – ADAMS TO GRANT STREETS

67th Avenue between Adams and Grant streets is currently restricted on a 24-hour basis to one lane in each direction.

Local and business access will be maintained.

This work is being conducted by a city of Phoenix Water Department contractor for the repair of a large diameter water transmission main.

Work is scheduled to be completed in May.

Drivers are highly encouraged to allow for additional travel time during this period.

Drivers are highly encouraged to use an alternate route or allow for additional travel time during this period.

Special Events

AHWATUKEE EASTER PARADE – 7 A.M. - NOON SATURDAY, APRIL 19

This event will start at 48th Street and Warner Road and will finish at 48th Street and Elliot Road.

The following street will be closed 7 a.m. Saturday, April 19:

48th Street between Warner and Elliot roads

Police officers will be provided to assist with traffic control.

All streets will be open to normal traffic by 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19.

Drivers are highly encouraged to use an alternate route or allow for additional travel time during this period.


PHX 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT – SATURDAY, APRIL 19 AND SUNDAY, APRIL 20

The following streets will be closed to stage this event 7 p.m. Friday, April 18:

· Jefferson Street – First to Third streets
· First Street – Washington to Jackson streets
· Second Street – Washington to Jefferson streets

During this event, Jefferson Street through traffic will be detoured at First Avenue to Lincoln Street.

Local traffic and access to parking facilities will be maintained.

Police officers will be onsite to assist with traffic control.

All streets will be open to normal traffic by 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 21.

Drivers are highly encouraged to use an alternate route or allow for additional travel time during this period.


REAL GIFT FOUNDATION RIDE FOR THE CHILDREN – SATURDAY, APRIL 19

The following streets will be restricted on Saturday, April 19, for a charity bicycle ride event:

· Southbound and northbound 56th Street from Shea to Mayo boulevards. One lane will be maintained in each direction of traffic.
· Eastbound Mayo Boulevard from 56th to 68th streets. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
· 56th Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Shea Boulevard to Mountain View Drive.

Local access will be maintained.

Police officers will be onsite to assist with traffic control.

All streets will be open to normal traffic by 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19.

Drivers are encouraged to allow for additional travel time during this period.


BIKE TO WORK BREAKFAST – TUESDAY, APRIL 22, AT CITYSCAPE PHOENIX

This event will take place on Central Avenue from Jefferson to Washington streets.

Central Avenue from Jefferson to Washington streets is scheduled to be closed to stage this event 6 - 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22.

During this event, Central Avenue through traffic will be detoured at Jefferson Street to Second Street.

Police officers will be onsite to assist with traffic control.

Drivers are highly encouraged to use an alternate route or allow for additional travel time during this period.

Reopening After Restrictions

None.

Continuing Restrictions

Broadway Road “Avenida Rio Salado” – Central to 15th avenues is partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department capital improvement project to provide "connectivity" to the west valley, with completion scheduled for May. During the “Avenida Rio Salado” project, Broadway Road will be restricted between Seventh Street and 51st Avenue. 

Bethany Home Road – 31st to 35th avenues, partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department capital improvement project to provide a water main replacement and residential water services, with completion scheduled for May.

Greenway Parkway between Seventh and 19th avenues, full closure due to the demolition and construction of the Cave Creek Wash Bridge located on Greenway Parkway between 14th Avenue and 17th Drive, with completion scheduled for September.

Jefferson Street – 1st to 3rd avenues, partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department project for storm drain work, with completion scheduled for April. 

Lower Buckeye Road – 43rd to 51st avenues, partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department capital improvement project widening Lower Buckeye Road, with completion scheduled for December.

Peoria Avenue – 24th and 25th avenues at the Cave Creek Wash Bridge, partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix bridge rehabilitation project, with completion scheduled for April.

Van Buren and 28th Street intersection, partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department capital improvement project for a storm water main replacement, with completion scheduled for August.

3rd Avenue- Madison to Jefferson Streets, closed due to storm drain work for a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department project, with completion scheduled for April.

7th Street – Roosevelt Street to Thomas Road, partial restriction due to an Arizona Public Service infrastructure improvement project, completion scheduled for May.

19th Avenue – Grand Avenue and McDowell Road intersection, partial restriction due to an Arizona Department of Transportation $12.7 million improvement project of US 60 (Grand Avenue). The project will include pavement improvements, road construction, and new right turn lanes and sidewalks at various locations. New lighting, landscape, screen walls, and fencing will be included in the project, with completion scheduled for April. For additional information, email projects@azdot.gov or call the Project Hotline at 855-712-8530.

19th Avenue – Monte Vista Road to Culver Street, partial restriction due to an Arizona Department of Transportation $12.7 million improvement project of US 60 (Grand Avenue), with completion scheduled for April.

19th Avenue – Wood Drive and Cactus Road, partial restriction due to a Southwest Gas 12” natural gas line replacement project, scheduled completion for April.

24th Street – McDowell to Thomas roads, partial restriction due to a Southwest Gas Corporation infrastructure improvement project, completion scheduled for May.

35th Avenue – Bethany Home Road to Missouri Avenue, partial restriction due to a city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department capital improvement project to provide water main replacement and residential water services, with completion scheduled for May.

Northwest light rail extension - Ongoing restrictions along 19th Avenue and cross streets related to light rail northwest extension construction. 19th Avenue between Bethany Home Road to Dunlap Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction for utility relocation. More information at valleymetro.org/metro_projects_planning/traffic_restrictions. To receive weekly construction updates via email, please email the Community Outreach Coordinator for Northwest Phoenix, Carla Kahn, ckahn@valleymetro.org.

These restrictions represent only the major planned activities reported to the Street Transportation Department’s Right-of-Way Management Office. This listing does not reflect closures or restrictions due to unexpected events such as flooding, traffic collisions, fires, utility failures or other emergencies. For information on continuing planned major street restrictions, visit phoenix.gov/streets or follow @PHXStreetTrans on Twitter.
 

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