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Several projects will take place in downtown Tempe this summer, causing street restrictions and closures

Post Date:05/22/2019

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 22, 2019) – Tempe is planning for the future! This summer, with decreased traffic in the downtown area, Tempe is starting a record-level number of improvements, such as water main, paving, intersection enhancements and Tempe Streetcar.  

The goal is to coordinate and phase these projects to minimize the inconvenience to businesses and residents, while getting the work done as quickly and efficiently as possible. 

An interactive map with project information, dates and restrictions was created to help plan your commute. Check it out at

Summer street project map

In the meantime:

  • Be aware of construction restrictions and plan extra travel time.
  • Obey all posted traffic restrictions and give workers space.
  • Try alternative transportation. There are several local buses, five free Orbit circulator routes, a free FLASH route and six light rail stops serving the Urban Core.
  • Try walking, biking or another mode to get around Tempe and avoid construction and traffic delays.


Media Contact: TaiAnna Yee
Public Information Officer, Transportation

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