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Street Closures and Bus Detours for Marquee Triathlon
The Marquee Triathlon will occur April 14. 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 Loop 101 for north/south access across Rio Salado Parkway. There will be no north/south access across Rio Salado Parkway using Mill Avenue, Rural Road, and McClintock Drive. East/West traffic should avoid using Rio Salado Parkway, use University Drive or Curry Road/Washington Street as alternate.

The following restrictions and closures will occur from 3 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14.

• Northbound Ash Avenue will be closed between the US Airways garage just north of 3rd Street and Rio Salado Parkway.
• Eastbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed between Ash Avenue and Packard Drive.
• Eastbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between Packard Drive and McClintock Drive. All traffic at intersecting streets and driveways will be required to turn right. No lefts or through movements will be permitted along this stretch of Rio Salado Parkway.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed between McClintock Drive and Rural Road.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be restricted to one lane between Rural Road and Mill Avenue. All traffic at intersecting streets and driveways will be required to turn right. No lefts or through movements will be permitted along this stretch of Rio Salado Parkway.
• Westbound Rio Salado Parkway will be closed between Mill Avenue and Hardy Drive. All traffic will be forced to turn right onto northbound Mill Avenue. Access Tempe Center for the Arts off of Hardy Drive intersection.
• Mill Avenue will be closed southbound between Washington Street/Curry Road and 2nd Street.
• Mill Avenue northbound will be closed between 3rd Street and Rio Salado Parkway. Access to Monti’s will be maintained.
• Scottsdale Road southbound will be closed at the SR202L. Local access will be provided to area businesses and residents south of the SR202L.
• McClintock Drive northbound will be closed between Rio Salado Parkway and the SR202L on/off-ramps. North of the SR202L on/off-ramps, traffic will be restricted to one lane northbound.
• McClintock Drive southbound will be closed between the SR202L on/off-ramps and Rio Salado Parkway. All traffic heading southbound will be required to turn right onto eastbound SR202L.
• All traffic exiting the SR202L at Scottsdale Road will be required to turn northbound onto Scottsdale Road. Local access will be provided to area businesses and residents south of the SR202L.
• All traffic exiting the SR202L at McClintock Drive will be required to turn northbound onto McClintock Drive.

The following buses will be detoured from the start of service until 2 p.m. April 14.

• 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 72 Northbound: Regular route to Tempe Transportation Center; 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 Priest Dr.; north on Priest Dr. to SR-202; east on SR-202 to Scottsdale Rd.; north on Scottsdale Rd. to resume regular route.

• Route 72 Southbound: Regular route to Scottsdale Rd. & SR-202; west on SR-202 to Priest Dr.; south on Priest Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy.; east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to Ash Ave.; south on Ash Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center to resume regular route.

• Route 81 Northbound: Regular route to Tempe Marketplace; exit via Smith Rd.; east on Rio Salado Pkwy. to SR-101; north on SR-101 to McKellips Rd.; west on McKellips Rd. to Hayden Rd.; north on Hayden Rd. to resume regular route.

• Route 81 Southbound: Regular route south on Hayden Rd. to McKellips Rd.; east on McKellips Rd. to SR-101; south on SR-101 to Rio Salado Pkwy.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy.; north on Perry Ln. to Tempe Marketplace; exit via Smith Rd.; west on Rio Salado Pkwy. to McClintock Dr.; south on McClintock Dr. to resume regular route.

• Earth East - Regular route west on 5th St. to Mill 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 Priest Dr.; north on Priest Dr. to Loop 202; east on Loop 202 to Scottsdale Rd.; north on 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 West – From Miller Rd. & Weber Dr.; south on Miller Rd.; west on Tempe Dr. to resume regular route. Then regular route south on Scottsdale Rd. To Weber Dr.; continue south on Scottsdale Rd to Loop 202; west on Loop 202 to Priest Dr.; south on Priest Dr. to Rio Salado Pkwy; 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 Mill Ave.