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Fifth Street Streetscape Project

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The half-mile streetscape project for Fifth Street between Farmer and College avenues will create an iconic and sustainable street for all modes of travel and users. This collector street connects: City Hall, Police/Courts, Mill Avenue, ASU, Sun Devil Stadium, Transportation Center, light rail, transit service, mixed-use development, multi-family housing, hotels, Hayden Butte, historic and redeveloping neighborhoods.

The project aims to enhance landscaping and sense of place, increase and improve bicycle, pedestrian and transit access, improve parking availability and preserve vehicle access. The design includes:

  • Increased shade and landscaping
  • Gateway treatments
  • Increased on-street parking (back-in angled parking)
  • Thinner street with more pedestrian-friendly crossings
  • Continuous bike lanes
  • "City Hall Plaza"
  • Enhanced lighting

View Project History & Design Presentation.pdf (from Nov. 1, 2017, City Council meeting)

Project Status 

  • Construction on hold pending funding


  • Design: $350,000 DTA Parking Fund
  • Construction: $2.5 million Capital Improvement Plan (pending Council approval); $500,000 Highway User Revenue Funds & $2 million Transit Tax

For more information contact the project manager, Tony Belleau at 480-858-2071.