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

Liberty Lane Waterline Construction - Week of February 26 - June 2018


A City of Phoenix 48-inch wide waterline will be relocated from the freeway right-of-way to Liberty Lane between Desert Foothills Parkway and 24th Street. Once complete, the new underground pipe will be tied into the City of Phoenix water system. Residents and businesses will be notified in advance if any temporary water shut-offs are needed.

During construction, Liberty Lane will be restricted to eastbound traffic only; the westbound lane will be closed. Access will be maintained to local schools, gyms, churches and streets on the north and south sides of Liberty Lane.
What to Expect:
    • Work hours before May 1: Mon-Sat, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Work hours after May 1: Mon-Sat, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sunday and after-hours work may be necessary
    • Full closure of Liberty Lane east of 18th Way for one weekend in late May or early June
    • Temporary cross street closures and detours necessary
    • Loud noises from breaking up rock when trenching and installing the 48-inch wide pipe
    • For safety, backup alarms and jobsite lighting utilized
    • Traffic control in place throughout closure
    • Westbound shoulders and bike lanes closed; reduced speed limit enforced through the construction zone
    • Lane restrictions will continue once the installation is complete for roadway repair, repaving and other construction
    • Construction must be completed prior to the increase in water demand during the summer months

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    Early-to Mid 2018 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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    Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

    De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.