February 24, 2012

McAllister Avenue closed at Terrace March 7-10; FLASH Detoured

Posted: February 24, 2012
FLASH campus shuttle driving in front of ASU building
All FLASH routes will be detoured March 7-10 during the McAllister Avenue closure.

McAllister Avenue at Terrace Road will be closed in both directions March 7-10 due to construction on the ISTB 4 building. As a result of the closure, all FLASH routes – FLASH Back, FLASH Forward and FLASH McAllister – will be detoured during this time, and McAllister will be closed to vehicular traffic between the intersection of McAllister & Terrace to the north crosswalk at McAllister & Lemon Street.

FLASH Detours

None of the stops along McAllister, northbound or southbound, will be serviced from March 7-10. All routes will be detoured to the Tyler Street Light Rail Transit Station, located north and east of the Tyler Street parking structure, near the intersection of University Drive and Rural Road.

Passengers who normally board or disembark any of the FLASH routes on McAllister will need to board/disembark at the Tyler Street Light Rail Transit Station. The FLASH routes will be detoured as follows:

  • FLASH Back – Regular route east on Apache Blvd. to McAllister Ave.; east on Apache Blvd. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd. to Tyler St. LRT Station; west to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to resume regular route.
  • FLASH Forward – Regular route south on McAllister Ave. to Tyler St. LRT Station; east to Rural Rd.; south on Rural Rd. to Apache Blvd.; west on Apache Blvd. to resume regular route at McAllister Ave.
  • FLASH McAllister Northbound - Regular route north on McAllister Ave. to Apache Blvd.; east on Apache Blvd. to Rural Rd.; north on Rural Rd. to Tyler St. LRT Station; west to McAllister Ave.; north on McAllister Ave. to resume regular route.
  • FLASH McAllister Southbound - Regular route south on McAllister Ave. to Tyler St. LRT Station; east to Rural Rd.; south on Rural Rd. to resume regular route at Apache Blvd.

Vehicle and Pedestrian Detours

During the closure on McAllister between Terrace and Lemon from March 7-10, vehicles will be able to access the Sun Devil Bookstore by traveling south on McAllister from Lemon and then turning right (west) onto the service roadway just south of the Law Library. Signs will be in place to direct traffic through other detours in the area. The pedestrian sidewalk on the west side of McAllister will not be affected.

Please feel free to call the Parking and Transit Services Commuter Options office at 480.965.1072 with any questions.