FAQ Topic: North McDowell Improvement

McDowell Traffic Impacts

During construction, traffic control measures will be implemented for safety. Every effort will be made to minimize impacts to traffic, however delays may happen and should be expected during heavy commute hours.

Concrete Work

Concrete work began in December 2022 and lasted through March 2023. This work included improvements to: Sidewalks Americans with Disabilities (ADA) ramps Some driveways

Irrigation System Concerns

Concrete work for sidewalk improvements may impact irrigation with the potential need for irrigation relocation on some properties. If you have a contractor who handles irrigation for your property, please email their contact information to: [email protected]. We would like to work with your irrigation team to ensure the work being done causes the least amount … Continued

Tree Removal & Planting

Our community has clearly expressed a desire for more trees along the McDowell corridor and we wholeheartedly agree mature tree canopies are essential and offer valuable climate and aesthetic benefits to our community. We worked with certified arborists to ensure our work was done in a way that best supports tree retention and health. Keeping … Continued


Paving work began in June 2023 and was completed in fall 2023. We used a method of rebuilding in which we recycled and reused the existing asphalt. Not only is this a more environmentally-friendly method, it creates a stronger roadway foundation that will support heavy North McDowell traffic for years to come.

Community Engagement

Listening to the needs and concerns of our community is an important step in any project – and is essential when making changes to a street as impactful as N. McDowell. We engaged with our community through meetings, workshops, and more to help shape the vision for the future of this important roadway. VIRTUAL COMMUNITY … Continued

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