Deer Valley Road

Map showing project area of construction project TT0248 Deer Valley Road
Page header showing logo and title Building Deer Valley Road connecting El Mirage Road to 109th Ave

Construction Notice:
Tessmer Road Nightly Closures

Tessmer Road between 107th Avenue and Rose Garden Lane will have nightly closures starting Monday November 1 through Friday November 5, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The closure is part of construction work related to the Deer Valley Road project.

Please watch for construction vehicles in the area, obey all traffic control signs and allow extra time for travel. No truck parking will be allowed in the area.

Work Schedule:
Monday, November 1 through Friday, November 5, 2021
7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. nightly

Construction Flyer

Construction Photos

Posted Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Images courtesy Yellow Iron Photo
Instagram: @YellowIronPhoto

A Liebherr LB36-410 drill rig from Michels Corporation makes short work of the first drilled shaft foundation for the new Tessmer Rd Underpass, part of Maricopa County's Deer Valley Road project.

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

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Construction Notices

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.