Central District Projects

Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)

Pecos Segment

32nd Lane to I-10 (Maricopa Freeway)

Controlled Rock Blasting Beginning August 2017

SMF Blasting Adverstisement Graphic - WEB-01-01-02

Construction Alerts and Notices


Permanent Closure: Pecos Road from 17th Avenue to Chandler Boulevard July 28, 2017

Permanent Closure: Pecos Road from 17th Avenue to Chandler Boulevard July 28, 2017


Pecos Road will close permanently west of 17th Avenue upon opening of the City of Phoenix’s new Chandler Boulevard extension. The closure is needed to construct the new Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway). The road will close on Friday, July 28 at 8:30 a.m.

What to Expect:
  • Pecos Road will be permanently closed between 17th Avenue and Chandler Boulevard on July 28, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Chandler Boulevard will also be permanently closed south of Cottonwood Lane
  • After closing, existing pavement will be removed, and crews will begin clearing the area and installing drainage pipes
  • Once open, motorists can use Chandler Boulevard as an alternate route to avoid temporary closures of 17th Avenue to complete bridge construction.

Pecos Road Weekend Closure - July 2017

Pecos Road Weekend Closure - July 2017


Following the weekend closure, local traffic on Pecos Road between 24th Street and 17th Avenue will be shifted to an interim roadway starting early Monday, July 17. To create the interim roadway, the eastbound lanes of the existing Pecos Road will be widened and restriped to maintain two lanes of traffic in each direction. There will be no shoulders, and the speed limit will be reduced to 40 mph. Daytime and nighttime lane restrictions for both eastbound and westbound lanes will be implemented as needed.
During the closure:
  • Pecos Road eastbound and westbound lanes closed between 24th Street and 17th Avenue.

After the closure:
  • Pecos Road maintains two lanes eastbound and westbound between 24th Street and 17th Avenue
  • Pecos Road remains unchanged between 17th Avenue and Chandler Boulevard


 

40th Street Overnight Closures - July 2017

Crews Set Bridge Girders at 40th Street - July 2017


17th Avenue will be closed between Briarwood Terrace and Pecos Road over three consecutive nights to allow construction crews to set bridge girders for construction of the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway 40th Street bridge. Please use alternate routes.



What to Expect:

  • Overnight work from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Lane restrictions on Pecos Road

  • Large trucks delivering girders in the area

  • Cranes will set bridge girders across 40th Street

  • Residential access will be maintained
    to Cottonwood Lane and the park-and-ride

  • For safety, back-up alarms and
    construction lighting will be necessary


17th Avenue Overnight Closures - July 2017

Crews Set Bridge Girders at 17th Avenue - July 2017


17th Avenue will be closed between Liberty Lane and Pecos Road over three consecutive nights to allow construction crews to set bridge girders for construction of the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway 17th Avenue bridge. Please use alternate routes.



What to Expect:

  • Overnight work from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Lane restrictions on Pecos Road

  • Large trucks delivering girders in the area

  • Cranes will set bridge girders across 17th
    Avenue

  • Residential access will be maintained
    from Liberty Lane

  • For safety, back-up alarms and
    construction lighting will be necessary


Night Dirt Haul for 17th Avenue Bridge - June 2017

Night Dirt Haul for 17th Avenue Bridge Begins - June 2017


Dirt embankments are needed to build bridges at interchanges along Pecos Road and as a result, the night dirt haul continues moving west to 17th Avenue. To avoid haul trucks mixing with traffic during peak travel times on Pecos Road and cross streets, the dirt will be delivered to 17th Avenue at night beginning Sunday, June 11, 2017.

What to Expect:

  • Work will last approximately 8 weeks

  • Work hours will be from 7 p,m, to 5 a.m. up to 6 days per week (actual days may vary)
  • Trucks delivering dirt on site and water trucks to control dust
  • Grading and compacting equipment on site to move and compact dirt after dumped
  • For safety, back-up alarms and jobsite lighting will be in use
  • Trucks will travel in a manner to limit the use of back-up alarms

Night Dirt Haul for 32nd Street Bridge - May 2017

Night Dirt Haul for 32nd Street Bridge Begins Early May


Dirt embankments are needed to build bridges at interchanges along Pecos Road and as a result, the night dirt haul continues moving west from 40th Street to 32nd Street. To avoid haul trucks mixing with traffic during peak travel times on Pecos Road and cross streets, the dirt will be delivered to 32nd Street at night beginning in early May.

What to Expect:

  • Work will last approximately 24 weeks

  • Work hours will be from 7 p,m, to 5 a.m. up to 6 days per week (actual days may vary)
  • Trucks delivering dirt on site and water trucks to control dust
  • Grading and compacting equipment on site to move and compact dirt after dumped
  • For safety, back-up alarms and jobsite lighting will be in use
  • Trucks will travel in a manner to limit the use of back-up alarms

32nd St Dirt Haul Construction Alert


40th Street Bridge Construction Begins - March 2017

40th Street Bridge Construction Begins March 27, 2017


The next step in constructing the 40th Street bridge is to build a dirt embankment. To avoid significant traffic back-ups on Pecos Road and 40th Street and impacts to the park-and-ride access, the dirt will be trucked to the site at night.

What to Expect:

  • Beginning Monday, March 27 and continuing for approximately 10-12 weeks.

  • Work hours: Sunday through Thursday nights - 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Trucks will travel westbound on Pecos Road and turn north on 40th Street
  • Trucks dumping dirt on site
  • Grading and compaction equipment on site to move dirt after dumped
  • For safety, back-up alarms and jobsite lighting will be in use
  • Water trucks to control dust
Residents, business owners, schools and homeowner’s associations who may be directly impacted by construction will receive additional notices.

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Early-to Mid 2017 Construction Schedule


This is the anticipated construction schedule for the Pecos Segment from 32nd Lane to I-10 (Maricopa). Residents will see the following major construction activities starting in early to mid-2017.

Pecos Segment Schedule Table-lg
Segment Activities: 
  • Construct HOV lanes in the I-10 interchange
  • Relocate power lines to the south side of Pecos Road near Desert Foothills Parkway
  • Relocate water lines on Liberty Lane and 32nd Street
  • Construct bridge foundations at 40th Street, 32nd Street, 24th Street, Desert Foothills Parkway and 17th Street
  • Construct box culverts throughout the segment
  • Construct the mainline freeway from 48th Street toward 32nd Lane
Segment Maps

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