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 will begin in December 2022 and is expected to last through March 2023. This work includes 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

As the project progresses, you may notice some trees being removed. 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 are working with certified arborists to ensure our work is … Continued


Paving work is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2023 and expected to last through fall 2023. We are using a method of rebuilding in which we recycle and reuse 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 … Continued

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 INFORMATIONAL … Continued

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