Traffic Restrictions

For the week of October 16th:

  • Thunderbird Road - The sidewalk on the north side of Thunderbird Road is closed to pedestrians between 127th Avenue and El Frio Street.  Please use the sidewalk on the south side and only cross at marked crosswalks.    
  • Intermittent closures and lane restrictions of Thunderbird Road between 127th Avenue and El Frio Street and El Mirage Road between Soledad Street and Santa Fe Lane may be encountered for streetlight installation, utility adjustments and bike lane striping.    
  • El Mirage Road - Northern Avenue to Cinnabar Avenue - Maricopa County is working on El Mirage Road south of Peoria Avenue.  Intermittent closures may be encountered.  Driveways may be affected as the proposed water main is installed and subgrade is prepared for paving.  Questions or concerns on this project can be directed to 480-299-8689.  
  • The intersection of El Mirage Road and Cinnabar Avenue will be temporarily converted into a right in/right out entrance on October 17th through October 19th to allow improvements to the water main.  Drivers wanting to access the YMCA, Police Department, Gateway Park or Windy City Dogs must enter from the north as no left turns will be allowed into or out of Cinnabar Avenue. 
  • El Mirage Road between Cinnabar Avenue and Olive Avenue will be closed between 9pm and 5am every night from Sunday, October 22nd to Thursday, October 26th to perform water service connections.  The intersection of Olive Avenue and El Mirage Road will remain open.  Use Dysart Road and Peoria Avenue as detours.     
  • Thunderbird Road and Grand Avenue - Punch list items will be addressed in October.  Lane restrictions may be encountered at that time.  Questions or concerns on this project can be directed to 855-712-8530 or www.azdot.gov/tbird                                             

Drivers are encouraged to use Greenway Road, Dysart Road, and Northern Avenue as the preferred route to avoid construction-related delays.