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UPDATED transit detours and street closures for Mill Avenue Arts Festival

Several Tempe streets will be closed for the Mill Avenue Arts Festival. The following street restrictions and closures have been identified. However others could be put in place to address public safety concerns that arise during the event. The information provided by the City of Tempe is for public information purposes only. All restrictions/closures are based on preliminary assessments and can be increased or decreased in scope without notice. The following closures will occur from 6 p.m. Dec. 5 to 5 a.m. Dec. 9.

• Mill Ave will be closed in both directions between University Dr. and 3rd St.
• 5th St. will be closed in both directions between Ash Ave. and Myrtle Ave.
• 7th St will be closed in both directions at Mill Ave. Local traffic only will be permitted west of Myrtle Ave.

The following bus detours will be in effect from Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. until noon on Dec. 7, and all day on Dec. 8. Alternate detours will be in effect on Dec. 7 from noon to the end of the day due to other events in downtown Tempe.

48 Northbound – Regular route south on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; continue south on Ash Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

48 Southbound – From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Ash Ave.; north on Ash Ave. to resume regular route at 5th St.

62 Northbound - Regular route south on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; continue south on Ash Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to resume regular route at Tempe Transportation Center.

62 Southbound – Regular route to Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Ash Ave.; north on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to resume regular route.

65 Northbound - Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

65 Southbound - From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

66 Northbound - Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

66 Southbound - From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

Earth East - From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St./Veterans Way to 6th St.; east on 6th St. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route at Weber Dr.

Earth West – Regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Weber Dr.; continue south on Scottsdale Rd./Rural Rd. to 6th St.; west on 6th St. to Veterans Way; west on Veterans Way/5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Jupiter North – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Jupiter South - From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

Mercury East - From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to resume regular route.

Venus Back – Regular route to Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Ash Ave.; north on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to resume regular route.

Venus Forward – Regular route east on 5th St. to Ash Ave.; south on Ash Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center to resume regular route.

To find the best parking and access options for any individual business on Mill Avenue, please call the business.

The following alternate detours will be in effect on Dec. 7 from noon to the end of the day (or other times as noted) due to other events in downtown Tempe. During this time, bus routes will not serve the Tempe Transportation Center. To access the Transit Center or Sun Devil Stadium, please use Metro Light Rail.

48 North – Regular route south on Ash Ave. to 3rd St. where the route will terminate. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

48 South – Route begins on southbound Ash Ave. at 3rd St.; south on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Farmer Ave.; north on Farmer Ave. to 1st St.; west on 1st St. to Hardy Dr.; north on Hardy Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

62 North – Regular route south on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; continue south on Ash Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to resume regular route at College Ave. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

62 South – Regular route west on University Dr. to College Ave.; continue west on University Dr. to Ash Ave.; north on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

65 North – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to 13th St./Apache Blvd.; east on 13th St/Apache Blvd. to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (Layover in southbound 72 bus bay) Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

65 South – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; exit south on Rural Rd. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd./13th St. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

66 North – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to 13th St./Apache Blvd.; east on 13th St/Apache Blvd. to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (Layover in southbound 72 bus bay) Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

66 South – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; exit south on Rural Rd. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd./13th St. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

72 North (12pm to 8pm and 11pm to end of day) – Regular route north on McAllister Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

72 North (8pm to 11pm) - Regular route north on McAllister Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to McClintock Dr.; north on McClintock Dr. to Curry Rd.; west on Curry Rd. to Scottsdale Rd.; north on Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

72 South (12pm to 8pm and 11pm to end of day) – Regular route south Rural Rd. to University Dr.; continue south on Rural Rd., stopping at the bus pullout near Rural/University Metro Light Rail station; continue south on Rural Rd. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

72 South (8pm to 11pm) – Regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Curry Rd.; east on Curry Rd. to McClintock Dr.; south on McClintock Dr. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Rural Rd; south on Rural Rd., stopping at the bus pullout near Rural/University Metro Light Rail station; continue south on Rural Rd. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Earth East – Route begins on southbound Ash Ave. at 3rd St.; south on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Farmer Ave.; north on Farmer Ave. to 1st St.; east on 1st St. to Ash Ave.; south on Ash Ave. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Mill Ave.; north on Mill Ave. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Earth West – Regular route south on Mill Ave. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Ash Ave.; south on Ash Ave. to 3rd St. where the route will terminate. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Jupiter North – Regular route north on College Ave. to Apache Blvd.; east on Apache Blvd. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (layover in Mars North bus bay) Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Jupiter South – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; exit south on McAllister Ave. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Mars North - Regular route northwest on Terrace Rd. to Lemon St.; west on Lemon St. to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (layover in Mars South bus bay) Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Mars South – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Mercury West - Regular route west on Lemon St. to Terrace Rd.; continue west on Lemon St. to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (layover in Mercury East bus bay) Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Mercury East– Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Venus Back – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Ash Ave.; north on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.

Venus Forward – Regular route east on 5th St. to Ash Ave.; south on Ash Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route. Note that this route will not directly serve Tempe Transportation Center during this period.