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

32nd Street Lane Restrictions - Pecos Road to Liberty Lane - Nov. 27 - Jan 2018

32nd Street northbound and southbound lanes will be restricted to relocate a 48-inch waterline for 
construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. One lane will remain open in both directions, and 
Pecos Storage access will be from westbound Pecos Road or 32nd Street. 
What to Expect:
  • Installation of a 48-inch waterline in 
    32nd Street traffic lanes 
  • Crews working weekdays from 5 a.m. 
    to 10 p.m.  
  • Night and weekend work may be 
    necessary 


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40th Street Overnight Closures - December 18 through 21, 2017

9 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Monday through Thursday


40th Street will be restricted to local traffic only between Briarwood Terrance and Cottonwood Lane, and closed south of Cottonwood Lane to Pecos Road for four consecutive nights as crews continue construction of the South Mountain Freeway 40th Street bridge. Please use alternate routes.

What to Expect:
  • Large concrete trucks pumping concrete into bridge deck
  • Access will be maintained to Cottonwood Lane and the 40th Street/Pecos Road Park-and-Ride
  • For safety, back-up alarms and construction lighting will be necessary

     

24th Street Night Dirt Haul - Beginning Week of November 27, 2017

7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday


The next step in constructing the 24th Street bridge is to build a dirt embankment on either side of 24th Street. To avoid significant traffic back-ups on Pecos Road, the dirt will be trucked to the site overnight.

What to Expect:
  • Work will last approximately 10-12 weeks 
  • Trucks traveling on Pecos Road east and 
    west of 24th Street to deliver dirt, and 
    water trucks will control dust 
  • Grading and compaction equipment on 
    site to move and compact dirt after being 
    dumped 
  • For safety, back-up alarms and jobsite 
    lighting will be in use 

Permanent Closure: Pecos Road from 17th Avenue to Chandler Boulevard - July 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.
Late-2017 to Mid-2018 Construction Schedule (Anticipated)

Pecos Segment
Pecos Segment Construction Schedule
Construction Activities Table - Late 2017 through Mid-2018
Street widening begins at 40th Street and Pecos Road and 17th Avenue and Pecos Road in early 2018 and continues beyond mid-2108.
Bridge construction at 24th Street, 32nd Street, 40th Street, 17th Avenue and Desert Foothills Parkway will begin in late 2017 and continue beyond mid-2018.
Construction of drainage culverts begins between 48th Street and 17th Avenue in early 2017 and continues beyond mid-2018.
Dirt hauls along 24th and 32nd streets begin in late 2017 and continue beyond mid-2018.
Earthwork and controlled rock blasting begin along Pecos Road east and west of Desert Foothills Parkway beginning in late 2017 and continuing beyond mid-2018.
Mainline freeway paving begins at 48th Street in early 2018 and continues beyond mid-2018.
Sound wall construction along Pecos Road begins in late 2017 and continues beyond mid-2018.
Utilities relocations begin along Pecos Road and on 32nd Street and Liberty Lane in late 2017 and continue beyond mid-2018.
Dates are accurate as of August 2017 and are subject to change.
Illustration of activities referenced in Construction Schedule
Illustration of activities referenced in Construction Schedule
Illustration of activities referenced in Construction Schedule
Illustration of activities referenced in Construction Schedule
Cone used to indicate Construction Progress:  South Mountain Freeway crews have constructed 10% of the Pecos Segment as of August 2017.

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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.