Central District Projects

Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)

Pecos Segment

32nd Lane to I-10 (Maricopa Freeway)

Controlled Rock Blasting

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Construction Alerts and Notices

40th Street Extended Closure - May 12 - September 6

40th Street Closure - May 12 - September 6

To construct Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange and cross street improvements, 40th Street will be closed between Cottonwood Lane and Pecos Road for four months beginning May 12. Alternate routes for travel north of Pecos Road include I-10 and 24th or 32nd streets to Chandler Boulevard. Park-and-Ride access will be maintained. Buses will use 40th Street to Chandler Boulevard and I-10. Drivers traveling to Gila River Hotel & Casino and the Phoenix Premium Outlets may use I-10 to Wild Horse Pass Way. Beginning Monday, May 13, Pecos Road will be permanently closed between 32nd and 40th streets, and traffic in this location will be shifted onto the freeway.

40th St Extended Closure

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Pecos Road Traffic Shift February 11 – Summer 2019

Beginning in February, traffic on Pecos Road and 17th Avenue will be shifted to allow construction of the Desert Foothills Parkway and 17th Avenue interchanges.

What to Expect: 
  • Pecos Road traffic shifted to the Loop 202 freeway lanes between 17th Avenue and Desert Foothills Parkway
  • Traffic will use the new westbound off-ramp at 17th Avenue
  • 17th Avenue traffic between Cottonwood Lane and Loop 202 restricted to one lane in each direction and shifted to the east side of the road
  • Intersection at Desert Foothills Parkway and Pecos Road shifted to the west
  • Construction will occur during daytime and overnight hours
  • Large trucks and cranes present
  • For safety, back-up alarms and jobsite lighting will be in use
  • Observe posted speed limits

Pecos Road Traffic Shift Map

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Late-2018 to Mid-2019 Construction Schedule (Anticipated)

To complete the work currently scheduled through mid-2018, the following street restrictions and closures are anticipated. Actual dates and times of restrictions and closures will be published in the weekly traffic alerts.

  • Weekend and night closures of arterial cross streets to complete bridge construction
  • Temporary traffic restrictions on Pecos Road, Desert Foothills Parkway and 17th Avenue during controlled rock blasting
  • Lane restrictions on local streets for utility relocation
  • Traffic shifts on Desert Foothills Parkway for bridge construction
  • Truck dirt hauls at night along Pecos Road

To receive advance notice of upcoming traffic restrictions, sign-up for weekly traffic alerts.

Residents, business owners, schools and homeowner’s associations who may be directly impacted by construction will receive additional notices.
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