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Street Closures & Transit Info for Spring Arts Festival
The Spring Arts Festival will occur March 28 to March 30 in downtown Tempe. 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.
From 6 p.m. March 27 until 7 a.m. March 31, the following streets will be closed.
• Mill Avenue will be closed in both directions between University Drive and 3rd Street.
• 5th Street will be closed in both directions between Ash Avenue and Myrtle Avenue.
• 7th Street will be closed in both directions at Mill Avenue. Local traffic only will be permitted west of Myrtle Avenue.

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

The following transit detours will be in effect from 6 p.m. March 27 until the end of the service day March 30.

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

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

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

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

Route 65 Northbound – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Forest Ave.; north on Forest Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Route 65 Southbound – From Tempe Transportation Center; south on Forest Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

Route 66 Northbound – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Forest Ave.; north on Forest Ave. to 5th St.; east on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Route 66 Southbound - From Tempe Transportation Center; south on Forest Ave. to University Dr.; west on University Dr. to Mill Ave.; south on Mill Ave. to resume regular route.

Earth West – Regular route south on College Ave. to Curry Rd.; east on Curry Rd. to Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd.; south on Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd. to 6th St.; west on 6th St. to Veterans Way; northwest on Veterans Way to 5th St.; west on 5th St. to Tempe Transportation Center.

Earth East – From Tempe Transportation Center; east on 5th St. to Veterans Way; southeast on Veterans Way to 6th St.; east on 6th St. to Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd.; north on Rural Rd./Scottsdale Rd. to Curry Rd.; west on Curry Rd. to College Ave.; north on College Ave. to resume regular route

Jupiter North – Regular route north on Mill Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to Forest Ave.; north on Forest Ave. to Tempe Transportation Center.

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

Mercury Eastbound – From Tempe Transportation Center; south on Forest Ave. to University Dr.; east on University Dr. to resume regular route.

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

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