Holiday construction moratorium begins Nov. 15 in Mesa

Construction activities near major shopping areas to pause

Posted 11/13/20

Beginning Nov. 15 and extending through Jan. 1, all construction and maintenance activities on Mesa arterial or collector streets near shopping areas should be evaluated to determine the necessity of …

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Holiday construction moratorium begins Nov. 15 in Mesa

Construction activities near major shopping areas to pause

Posted

Beginning Nov. 15 and extending through Jan. 1, all construction and maintenance activities on Mesa arterial or collector streets near shopping areas should be evaluated to determine the necessity of the work or maintenance to be performed during a holiday moratorium.

Temporary traffic control permit requests will be denied if it is determined the work/maintenance can be performed after the holiday moratorium, according to a release.

Locations are:

  • Downtown Mesa, Main Street, Country Club Drive to Hobson
  • Downtown Mesa, First Avenue, Country Club Drive to Mesa Drive
  • Downtown Mesa, First Street, Country Club Drive to Mesa Drive.
  • Mesa-Gateway Airport, Loop 202 access to Sossaman Road.
  • Arterial and collector streets serving as primary access to large shopping centers.
  • Arterial streets within one mile of any freeway.

Permitted work limitations include:

  • Current projects not restricting access to large shopping centers.
  • Single-lane closures more than 300 feet from any signalized intersection.
  • Traffic restrictions outside of peak hours.
  • Night work while businesses are closed.

Exceptions to the holiday moratorium include emergencies ­­— an unplanned event that requires immediate action — with:

  • City of Mesa utilities and transportation.
  • Major utilities such as SRP, Southwest Gas, etc.
  • Work near or in front of schools that can be processed without restricting access to large shopping centers.

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