Traffic Restrictions

For the week of December 12th:

  • Thunderbird Road - The sidewalk on the south side of Thunderbird Road is closed to pedestrians between 127th Avenue and El Frio Street.  Please use the sidewalk on the north and only cross at marked crosswalks.  Temporary walkways have been constructed to maintain pedestrian access to the businesses in the construction zone.  Intermittent closures of Thunderbird Road between Poppy and El Frio may be encountered.                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • El Mirage Road North of Thunderbird Road - Access to parking at Gentry Park will be impacted.  Sidewalk along the north side of End Street between 1st Avenue and Alto Street and along the east side of El Mirage Road north of End Street will be removed.  Pedestrian detour signs will be installed.  No parking will be allowed in these areas during construction.  
  • El Mirage Road South of Thunderbird Road - Traffic is restricted to one lane in each direction south of Cactus Road.  Access to schools, businesses, and side streets will be maintained.  The speed limit is reduced to 25mph in construction zones.  The section between Cinnabar Avenue and Cactus Road is substantially complete.  Minor lane closures may be possible as crews finish their work.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Intermittent closures of side streets between Peoria Avenue and Cactus Road may be encountered.                                                                                                                                                                             
  • El Mirage Road - Northern Avenue to Cinnabar Avenue: Maricopa County is working on El Mirage Road south of Peoria Avenue from Cinnabar Avenue to Northern Avenue.  Extensive work between Butler Drive and Northern Avenue is expected to begin in October.  Questions or concerns on this project can be directed to 480-299-8689.                                                                                                                                                                               
  • ADOT is working on Thunderbird Road east of El Frio Street.  Lane restrictions will be encountered.  The Frontage Road is closed east of Luna Street.  Thunderbird Road traffic is currently detoured to Luna Street for access to the new intersection.  Intermittent closures of Thunderbird Road between Luna Street and El Frio Street will be setup for utility work.  Access to A Street may be restricted due to utility work.  Questions or concerns on this project can be directed to 855-712-8530 or
  • ADOT and the City of Surprise - work continues on the Bell Road and Grand Avenue/US 60 interchange project. This project will have a major impact on regional traffic flow. Further project information is available at:

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