December 19, 2014
City of Prescott
Park Avenue Improvements Project

Welcome to the City of Prescott Park Avenue Improvements Project eNews. Motorists and residents are reminded to call the Project Hotline at 541-7825 to speak to a project team member about any questions or concerns.


The current barricade closure at Glenwood Avenue will remain in place. The Gurley Street barricade has been moved to the south side of Hill Avenue. The Country Club Drive closure has been moved to Copper Basin Road.

Park Avenue is closed between Hill Avenue and Copper Basin Road. Normal school traffic patterns for Lincoln School have been restored.


Blasting may occur on Park Avenue over the next few weeks, if necessary. The seismograph readings have been well below industry standards in regards to property owner impacts.


Crews are installing new sewer, storm drains, and water lines on Park Avenue between Glenwood Avenue and Country Club Drive. Digging and construction on Glenwood Avenue for the 24-inch storm drain will continue. Summit Avenue south of Gurley Street through Glenwood Avenue to Park Avenue will be closed for new storm drain installation. Normal traffic operations will be restored during non-work hours. Delays can be expected. Local traffic will be permitted.

Please be aware of the following impacts:
  • Monday, December 22 through Wednesday, December 24 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    In observance of the Christmas holiday, no work will occur on Thursday or Friday December 25 or 26. In observance of the New Year, no work will occur on Thursday or Friday, January 1 or 2.

  • Changing lane configurations, flagging operations, and traffic stops will occur within the project corridor. Use alternate routes whenever possible. Summit Avenue south of Gurley Street through Glenwood Avenue to Park Avenue will be closed.


    Normal school traffic patterns have been restored. The City of Prescott and Fann Contracting greatly appreciate cooperation from the community and parents of Lincoln School students during the Park Avenue Improvement Project. The City thanks you for your understanding during construction and for using the detours during both morning and afternoon school hours.

    Click HERE to view the Phase Two Detour Map

    Please note: In the event of equipment failure or inclement weather, the work schedule may be altered or suspended without notice.

    The 24-hour Project Hotline can be reached by calling 541-7825 for more project info.