Deer Valley Road


Construction Notice: Williams Drive and 117th Avenue Intersection Closure

The intersection of Williams Drive and 117th Avenue will be closed from Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 5:00 a.m. to Friday, July 1, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. The closure is to allow for the final paving in the area of the roundabout.

Local traffic access will be maintained during the closure. Please watch for construction vehicles in the area, obey all traffic control signs and allow extra time for travel. 

Construction Flyer


210728-JDH07029A D10T dozer from Ames Construction pushes a scraper while another waits and a motor grader works nearby.

210729-JDH07211A Cat 336FL trackhoe loads a Cat 740B haul truck while a Cat 980H loader moves dirt in the background.

Project Overview

The Deer Valley Road project (TT0248) will construct an east-west arterial crossing the Agua Fria River. The project will widen and extend Deer Valley Road and Williams Drive across the Agua Fria River for 2.5 miles from El Mirage Road to 109th Avenue. Other improvements include storm drain installation, drainage basins, landscaping and irrigation. Click here to view an aerial exhibit of the project area.

Project Features

  • Construct a connection between the east end of Williams Drive at 117th Avenue to the west end of Deer Valley Road at 109th Avenue.
  • Widen Williams Drive between El Mirage Road and 117th Avenue.
  • Install roundabouts at both 117th Avenue and at 109th Avenue.
  • Increased safety for pedestrians - HAWK crossing at 119th Avenue.

Project Milestones

  • Construction Start: June 28, 2021
  • Construction Completion: Fall 2022

Project Newsletters

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Construction Notices

Williams Drive Closure Notification: November 15, 2021
Closure Notification (Link)

Tessmer Raod Closure Notification: December 6, 2021
Closure Notification (Link)

Tessmer Road Closure Notification: November 1, 2021
Closure Notification (Link)

Tessmer Road Closure Notification: July 9, 2021
Closure Notification (Link)

Construction Notice to Proceed: June 28, 2021
Start of Construction Mailer (Link)

(**Schedule is subject to change for reasons beyond MCDOT’s control, including:weather, equipment failure, illness or other circumstances.**)

For additional project information, contact MCDOT at or at (602) 506-3342.