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Transit Info and Street Closures for PF Chang’s Rock N Roll Marathon
Several downtown Tempe streets will be closed or restricted for the PF Chang’s Rock N Roll Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 19. 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.

STREET CLOSURES

All Weekend – Jan. 18 thru Jan. 19

• Rio Salado Parkway between Ash Avenue and Mill Avenue will be closed in both directions from 8 a.m. Jan. 18 until 4 p.m. Jan. 19.
• Northbound Ash Ave and westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed between 3rd Street and Lakeside Drive.
• Southbound Ash Ave and eastbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between Lakeside Drive and 3rd Street.

Rock-N-Roll Marathon & Half Marathon – Jan. 19

The following street restrictions will be in place from 3:30 to 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 19:

• Northbound Priest Drive will be closed between Washington Street and Van Buren Street (Phoenix).
• Northbound Ash Avenue will be closed at 3rd Street (Garage access maintained).
• Northbound Mill Avenue will be closed between 3rd Street and Rio Salado Parkway (Business access maintained).
• University Drive will be closed in both directions from Mill Avenue to McAllister Avenue.
• Myrtle, Forest, and College Avenues will be restricted in both directions between University Drive and 7th Street.
• Southbound Veterans Way will be closed between 6th Street and University Drive.

The following street restrictions will be in place from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 19:
• 56th Street north of Washington Street will be closed in both directions.
• Priest Drive will be closed in both directions between Van Buren Street and Washington Street.
• Center Parkway will be closed in both directions between Priest Drive and Van Buren Street/Mill Avenue.
• Eastbound Washington Street will be restricted to one lane between Priest Drive and Center Parkway.
• Washington Street will be closed in both directions between Center Parkway and Mill Avenue/Van Buren Street.
• Southbound Mill Avenue/Van Buren Street will be closed between Phoenix city limit and 3rd Street.
• Northbound Mill Avenue/Van Buren Street will be closed between 3rd Street and Curry Road. Business access will be maintained north of 3rd Street. There will be one lane of northbound Mill Avenue/Van Buren Street open north of Curry Road to allow for access to Rolling Hills Golf Course and the Phoenix Zoo.
• Lakeview Drive will be closed in both directions at both ends at Washington Street.
• Rio Salado Parkway will be closed in both directions west of Packard Drive to Mill Avenue.
• Rio Salado Parkway will be closed in both directions from Hardy Drive to Ash Avenue.

The following street restrictions will be in place from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 19:
• Veterans Way/McAllister will be closed in both directions between 6th Street and Tyler Street.
• Eastbound University Drive will be closed at Mill Avenue; all traffic will be detoured onto southbound Mill Avenue. There will be one lane of eastbound University Drive open between Rural Road and McClintock Drive to allow for access to apartments.
• Westbound University Drive will be closed between McClintock Drive and Mill Avenue.
• Northbound Rural Road will be closed at University Drive; all traffic will be detoured onto eastbound University Drive. Best option is to detour onto Broadway Road or Apache Boulevard. EXPECT DELAYS.
• Southbound Rural Road will be closed at 6th Street; all traffic will be detoured onto westbound 6th Street. EXPECT DELAYS.
• Dorsey Lane will be closed in both directions at University Drive; all northbound traffic will be detoured onto eastbound University Drive. EXPECT DELAYS.
• Northbound McClintock Drive will be restricted to two lanes between University Drive and Scottsdale city limit. All left-turns and U-turns are restricted. There will be no Loop 202 access. EXPECT DELAYS.
• Southbound McClintock Drive will be closed between Weber Drive and University Drive. There will be one lane of southbound McClintock Drive open between McKellips Road and Weber Drive to allow for business access. There will be no Loop 202 access. EXPECT DELAYS.
• 3rd Street will be closed in both directions at McClintock Drive; all traffic will be detoured onto northbound McClintock Drive.
• Rio Salado Parkway will be closed in both directions between McClintock Road and Rural Road; all westbound traffic will be detoured onto northbound McClintock Drive.
• Weber Drive will be closed eastbound at McClintock Drive.
• Curry Road will be closed eastbound at Stadem Drive.
• Southbound Scottsdale Road traffic will be detoured onto eastbound and westbound Loop 202.

The following freeway restrictions will be in place from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 19:

• The eastbound and westbound Loop 202 off-ramps will be restricted at Scottsdale Road. All non-event traffic will be detoured onto northbound Scottsdale Road.
• The eastbound Loop 202 off-ramp at McClintock Drive will be closed.


The following transit detours will be in effect all day on Saturday, January 18:

Route 48 Northbound – Regular route east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Hardy Dr.; south on Hardy Dr. to 1st St.; east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.

Route 48 Southbound – Regular route west on 5th St. to Ash Ave.; continue 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.

Route 62 Northbound – Regular route east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.

The following transit detours will be in effect during the specified times on Jan. 19. Please note that from the start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m., buses will be unable to serve the Tempe Transportation Center due to street closures and restrictions. Passengers that typically make transfers at the Tempe Transportation Center are advised to contact Valley Metro Customer Service in advance of this event for alternate routing assistance.

Route 30 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
Route 30 Eastbound – Regular route east on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to Apache Blvd.; east on Apache Blvd. to McClintock Dr.; north on McClintock Dr. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to resume regular route.

Route 30 Westbound – Regular route west on University Dr. to McClintock Dr.; south on McClintock Dr. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd. to Mill Ave.; north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to resume regular route.

Note: detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: University Dr. between McClintock Dr. and Mill Ave.

Route 48 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
48 Northbound – Regular route east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Priest Dr.; south on priest Dr. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Ash Ave.; north 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 layover at bus stop on westbound 1st St. at Farmer Ave.

48 Southbound – Route begins on 1st St. just west of Farmer Ave.; 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 – detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr. At that time, the following detours will begin and remain in effect until the end of the day:

Route 48 Northbound – Regular route east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Hardy Dr.; south on Hardy Dr. to 1st St.; east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.

Route 48 Southbound – Regular route west on 5th St. to Ash Ave.; continue 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.


Route 56 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 3 p.m.:
56 Northbound – Regular route north on Priest Dr. to SR-202 eastbound; east on SR-202 ramp, remaining on access ramp to Center Pkwy.; north on Center Pkwy. to Washington St.; west on Washington St. to Priest Dr.; south on Priest Dr. to layover at the bus stop on the southwest corner of Priest Dr. and Washington St. No service to Phoenix Zoo or Desert Botanical Garden during the detour.

56 Southbound – Route begins at Priest Dr. & Washington St. southbound; resume regular route. No service to Phoenix Zoo or Desert Botanical Garden during the detour.

Note: detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Priest Dr./Galvin Pkwy. between Washington St. and McDowell Rd.


Route 62 – Set A: Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
Please note that during this time Route 62 will not provide service to Tempe Transportation Center, University Drive, McClintock Drive, and Tempe Marketplace.

62 Northbound – Regular route east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; layover on 1st St. just west of Farmer Ave.

62 Southbound – Route begins on 1st St. just west of Farmer Ave.; east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Hardy Dr.; south on Hardy Dr. to resume regular route.

Note – detours will switch to Set B when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr.

Set B: Detours in effect from approximately 9:30am to approximately 11 a.m.:
Please note that during this time Route 62 will not provide service to University Drive, McClintock Drive, and Tempe Marketplace.

62 Northbound – Regular route east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center; route ends at Tempe Transportation Center.

62 Southbound – Route begins at Tempe Transportation Center; resume regular route.

Note – detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: University Dr. between College Ave. and McClintock Dr. and McClintock Dr. between University Dr. and Loop 202.

Set C: Detours in effect from approximately 11 am to the end of the day:

Route 62 Northbound – Regular route east on 1st St. to Farmer Ave.; south on Farmer Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to resume regular route at Ash Ave.


Route 65 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
65 Northbound – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to 13th St./Apache Blvd.; east on 13th St/Apache Blvd. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd. to Tyler St.; west on Tyler St. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (Layover in northbound 72 bus bay)

65 Southbound – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; west on Tyler St. to McAllister Ave.; south on McAllister Ave. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd./13th St. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

Note – these detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr.

Route 66 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
66 Northbound – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to 13th St./Apache Blvd.; east on 13th St/Apache Blvd. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd. to Tyler St.; west on Tyler St. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; end of route. (Layover in northbound 72 bus bay)

66 Southbound – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; west on Tyler St. to McAllister Ave.; south on McAllister Ave. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd./13th St. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

Note – these detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr.

Route 72 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
72 Northbound – Regular route north on Rural Rd. to Apache Blvd.; east on Apache Blvd. to Price Rd./Loop 101; north on Price Rd./Loop 101 to Thomas Rd.; west on Thomas Rd. to Scottsdale Rd.; north on Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route. During the detour, Route 72 will not provide service to Tempe Transportation Center or to the Rural & University Metro Light Rail Station. Please use the Apache & Dorsey Station for transfers between Route 72 and Metro Light Rail.

72 Southbound – Regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Thomas Rd.; east on Thomas Rd. to Loop 101; south on Loop 101 to Rio Salado/University/Apache exit; south on Price Rd. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd. to Rural Rd.; south on Rural Rd to resume regular route. During the detour, Route 72 will not provide service to Tempe Transportation Center or to the Rural & University Metro Light Rail Station. Please use the Apache & Dorsey Station for transfers between Route 72 and Metro Light Rail.

Note: detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Scottsdale Rd. between McDowell Rd. and Thomas Rd.

Route 81 – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 10:30 a.m.:
81 Northbound – Regular route north on McClintock Dr. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Perry Ln.; north on Perry Ln. to Tempe Marketplace; east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Loop 101; north on Loop 101 to McDowell Rd.; west on McDowell Rd. to Hayden Rd.; north on Hayden Rd. to resume regular route.

81 Southbound – Regular route south on Hayden Rd. to McDowell Rd.; east on McDowell Rd. to Loop 101; south on Loop 101 to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Tempe Marketplace; exit Tempe Marketplace via Perry Ln.; south on Perry Ln. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to McClintock Dr.; south on McClintock Dr. to resume regular route.

Note: detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: McClintock Dr./Hayden Rd. between University Dr. and McDowell Rd.

Orbit Earth – Set A: Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
Earth Eastbound – Route begins at Weber Dr. and College Ave.; east on Weber Dr. to resume regular route. Then regular route south on Miller Rd. to Weber Dr.; route ends at Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.

Earth Westbound – Route begins at Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.; south on Miller Rd. to Tempe Dr.; west on Tempe Dr. to resume regular route. Then regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Weber Dr.; continue south on Scottsdale Rd. to Curry Rd.; west on Curry Rd. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to Weber Dr.; east on Weber Dr. to layover at southeast corner of Weber Dr. & College Ave.

Note – detours will switch to Set B when the following streets are open: Rural Rd. between Loop 202 and University Dr.; University Dr. between Rural Rd. and College Ave.

Set B: Detours in effect from approximately 9:30 a.m. to approximately 10:30 a.m.:
Earth Eastbound – From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route at Weber Dr. Then regular route south on Miller Rd. to Weber Dr.; route ends at Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.

Earth Westbound – Route begins at Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.; south on Miller Rd. to Tempe Dr.; west on Tempe Dr. to resume regular route. Then regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Weber Dr.; continue south on Scottsdale Rd./Rural Rd. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Note – detours will switch to Set C when the following streets are open: McClintock Dr. between Curry Rd. and Rio Salado Pkwy.

Set C: Detours in effect from approximately 10:30 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.:
Earth Eastbound – From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route at Weber Dr.

Earth Westbound – Regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. to Weber Dr.; continue south on Scottsdale Rd./Rural Rd. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Note – detour set C will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between Curry Rd. and 5th St.

Orbit Jupiter – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
Jupiter Northbound – Regular route north on College Ave. to Apache Blvd.; east on Apache Blvd. to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to Rural/University Metro Rail Station; east into Station; end of route. (layover in southbound 72 bay)

Jupiter Southbound – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; east to Rural Rd.; south on Rural Rd. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd. to College Ave.; south on College Ave. to resume regular route.

Note – these detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr.

Orbit Mars – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
Mars Northbound - 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 southbound Mars bus bay)

Mars Southbound – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; resume regular route.

Note – these detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: University Dr. between Mill Ave. and McAllister Ave.

Orbit Mercury – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
Mercury Westbound - 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 eastbound Mercury bus bay)

Mercury Southbound – Route begins at Rural/University Metro Rail Station; resume regular route.

Note – these detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr. and University Dr. between Mill Ave. and McAllister Ave.

Orbit Venus – Detours in effect from start of service to approximately 9:30 a.m.:
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.

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 – these detours will be lifted when the following streets are open: Mill Ave. between 5th St. and University Dr. and University Dr. between Mill Ave. and College Ave.

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