Watch out for construction zones and drive safely.

STAY INFORMED: Log on to for updates on projects in your neighborhood or call (623) 333-4200. For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area and around the state, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at or call 5-1-1.


107th Avenue and McDowell Road $600k – Design in-progress | $1.8M – Construction Project, Anticipated Early, 2019 This project will widen McDowell Road to a 6-lane arterial road west of 107th Avenue and will also widen 107th Avenue south of McDowell

Road to a 4-lane roadway section. Dual left turn lanes will be installed. Additionally, the improvements will include new pavement, curb and gutter, scuppers, temporary retention basins and a new traffic signal. The City is also working on a separate project with SRP to relocate the existing 69kV transmission pole at the northeast corner of the intersection.


Fairway Drive Traffic Interchange $25M – Total Project Cost (ADOT) – Design Complete | Construction Anticipated Fall 2018

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) completed the design of a new traffic interchange on I-10 at Fairway Drive. The project will include extending Fairway Drive from I-10 south to Garfield Street. ADOT will begin construction in the Fall of 2018, and the road will be open to traffic by mid-2020. As part of the ADOT project, the I-10 pavement surface between Dysart Road and Avondale Boulevard will be re-surfaced and re-striped.

The City of Avondale will connect the newly aligned Fairway Drive at Garfield Street to Corporate Drive, and widen the existing Fairway Drive between Corporate Drive and Van Buren Street to 5 lanes. The Fairway Drive project construction will be completed in early-mid 2021.


Solterra: A two-story assisted living facility with 107 one and two bedroom units and 24 memory care units is under construction at 295 E. Van Buren Street. The project is expected to open in late fall of 2018.

ISM Raceway (formerly PIR): Look for a brand new fan experience when renovation at the racetrack is completed in November 2018. New buildings under construction in the infield include: fire control, new garages, new media center, and a scoring tower with two massive display boards at the bottom and a large screen at the top. Construction is also ongoing in the new grandstand concessions, restrooms, hawker stations, and suites.

Mor Furniture for Less: Residents in the market for new furniture, will soon be able to experience all that Mor Furniture for Less has to offer. Under construction at 10165 West McDowell Road in Gateway Village, Mor Furniture for Less believes in providing quality merchandise and excellent customer service.

Francis and Sons Car Wash: Located at 180 North Avondale Boulevard, the business will offer a drive-through automated car wash tunnel and self-serve vacuuming stations. Projected opening: Summer 2018.

10 • RAVE May - August 2018

W Mc Dowell Rd

Friendship Park


S 10 7 Ave

N Avondal e Blvd

Fairwa y Dr

S Dysar t Rd

Agua Fria River

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