Van Buren Street Enhancement Project

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Phoenix Street Transportation Department is asking for community input about a project that will improve safety and aesthetics along the Van Buren Street corridor from 7th to 24th Streets. The Street Transportation Department is not proposing changes to the lane configuration of Van Buren Street. Van Buren Street will continue to have two vehicle travel lanes in each direction with a center turn lane.​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Input from community members will be considered to shape ​the safety and beautification options the department will pursue.​

Virtual Project Update
April 7, 2022

A video recording of the April 7, 2022 virtual public meeting is posted on the right.

​Enhancements could include:

  • Pedestrian safety improvements

  • Sidewalk improvements

  • Pedestrian seating areas

  • Landscape features

  • Added lighting

  • Improvements to ADA curb ramps

Roll Plots from April 2022 (30% of Design)

Van Buren from 7th to 18th StreetsVan Buren from 19th to 24th Street

Tentative Project Schedule:

Final design plans: Fall 2022
Start of construction: Spring 2023

​​April 7, 2022 Virtual Project Update

​April 14, 2021 Listening Session

​Map o​f Project Area

Map of Project Area along Van Buren Street from 7th Street to 24th Street


​​​Project History Archive​

Project Manager: John Dickson​

Updated April 2022