45th Avenue (Grand Canal to Camelback Road) Proposed Updates

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About the Project

​The City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department is proposing an update to the parking and bike lanes on 45th Avenue from the Grand Canal to Camelback Road.

If approved, the timeline for the project would be fall 2022. ​

Project Details

The department is proposing three options for two different segments of this roadway: 

  • ​Segment 1: Grand Canal to Indian School Road

    1. Option A: No changes would be made along this stretch of road. 

    2. Option B: Shortening the 17 ft. wide driving lanes to 10 ft., adding in a 7 ft. bike lane on both sides of the road, while keeping the 7 ft. parking lanes on both sides of the road. 
    3. Option C: Shortening the 17 ft. wide driving lanes to 10 ft., adding in a 3.5 ft. buffer to a 7 ft. wide bike lane on both sides of the road and allowing parking on only the south side of the road. ​
  • ​Segment 2: Indian School Road to Camelback Road 

    1. ​Option A: No changes would be made along this stretch of road. 

    2. Option B: Shortening the 17 ft. wide driving lanes to 11 ft., adding in a 6 ft. bike lane on each side, while keeping the 8 ft. parking lanes on both sides of the road. 
    3. Option C: Shortening the 17 ft. wide driving lanes to 12 ft., adding in a 4 ft. buffer to a 9 ft. wide bike lane and removing all parking lanes. 

Roll Plots

Roll plots will be uploaded to this webpage when they are available. ​


Live Virtual Public Meeting

A pre-recorded presentation will be posted on this project page beginning October 3rd. With the pre-recorded presentation, a survey will be made available from October 3rd through October 17th.  We encourage the public to view the presentation first and then fill out the survey. 

Project Survey 

The project survey will be available from October 3rd through October 17th. 

Take the survey in English
Tome la encuesta en Espanol

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Contact the Project Team

E-mail bike@phoenix.gov to submit a question to the project team. 


​​Overview of Proposed Options

Option A 

Current design: Two driving lanes in each direction, bike lanes and a parking lane in some locations. Parking is allowed in bike lanes from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. and all day on weekends.​​

Option B

Proposed design: One driving lane in each direction, with bike lanes and on-street parking in some locations. No parking is allowed in bike lanes.