Street Closures & Restrictions

May 5 Rio Salado Triathlon closures/restrictions

  • Date: 05/05/2012 5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Downtown Tempe
    Tempe, Arizona 85281
The Rio Salado Triathlon will occur May 5. The best way to get to the event is by way of Priest Drive to University Drive or Loop 101 to University Drive. From University Drive, there is access to parking in the downtown. To find the best parking and access options for any individual business on Mill Avenue, please call the business. To get around the event, use Priest Drive or McClintock Drive for north/south access across Rio Salado Parkway. There will be no north/south access across Rio Salado Parkway using Mill Avenue or Rural Road. East/West traffic should avoid using Rio Salado Parkway or Curry Road/Washington Street, use University Drive or McDowell Rd as alternate.

Rio Salado Triathlon – May 5

The following streets will be restricted or closed May 5 from 5:00 a.m. until approximately 1:00 p.m.

• Ash Avenue will be closed northbound between the US Airways garage just north of 3rd Street and Rio Salado Parkway.
• Eastbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between Priest Drive and Ash Avenue.
• Eastbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed between Ash Avenue and Mill Avenue.
• Eastbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between Mill Avenue and McClintock Drive. Note all northbound traffic at intersecting streets (including Rural Road) and driveways will be required to turn right (east). No lefts or through movements will be permitted along this stretch of Rio Salado Parkway.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between McClintock Drive and Rural Road.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed at Rural Road. All westbound traffic must turn right onto northbound Rural Road.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between Rural Road and Mill Avenue.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed at Mill Avenue. All westbound traffic must turn right onto northbound Mill Avenue.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed between Mill Avenue and Priest Drive.
• Southbound Mill Avenue will be restricted to one lane between Rolling Hills Golf Course and Washington Street/Curry Road. All southbound traffic must turn right onto westbound Washington Street.
• Mill Avenue will be closed southbound between Washington Street/Curry Road and 2nd Street.
• Mill Avenue northbound will be closed at Rio Salado Parkway. All northbound traffic must turn right onto eastbound Rio Salado Parkway.
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