The Improving PHX DVT GYR Program coordinates activities and communicates information to all airport stakeholders on behalf of the City of Phoenix Aviation Department construction and maintenance projects. This site provides information on activities, including changes and impacts to passenger access, airfield restrictions, active airport improvement projects, major maintenance activities and information for airport contractors.



Nightly Restrictions & Detours on Sky Harbor Boulevard – Plan for Extra Travel Time

Nightly lane restrictions will be in place throughout Sky Harbor Boulevard starting on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, and continuing through Saturday, April 27, 2024. These restrictions will occur weekly on Tuesdays through Thursdays and Saturday nights from 11:00 PM until 6:00 AM to apply asphalt sealcoat and paint striping.

While access through all areas will be maintained, please allow for extra travel time when navigating through the airport and be aware of traffic control and personnel working. These restrictions are essential for pavement improvements. Please stay tuned for notifications regarding the most current schedule and phase maps.



I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project & Closures

The I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project runs along 11 miles of Interstate 10 between the Loop 202 and I-17 near Phoenix Sky Harbor. Various closures will occur on weekdays and weekends through approximately 2024.

The Curve app is available for download in the Apple Store and in the Google Play store. The app features information about highway closures, detours, live traffic, and more.



New Retail & Concession Locations


COMING SOON – Sapphire Lounge – Alston Construction

The Chase Sapphire Lounge is 3,500-square-feet of state-of-the-art amenities, providing card members with a destination to relax or work between flights. Construction is underway with work scheduled through early 2024.




Construction to Begin – West Air Cargo Apron Reconstruction

The replacement of 95,000 square yards of apron concrete will begin Monday, October 16, 2023 through Summer 2024. Additional scope will include airfield electrical improvements and monitoring well abandonment. Construction will occur in multiple phases. Primary contractor site access and heavy hauling operations will occur via 24th Street and Airside Access Gate 200F. The work area will be cordoned by lighted low-level barricades. Be cautious of personnel, equipment, and open excavation present throughout the area.


Terminal 3 Security Checkpoint Expansion

The expansion of the Terminal 3 Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Checkpoint will begin on Monday, October 16, 2023 and is scheduled to be complete in Summer 2024. This project will construct two additional security checkpoint lanes to the east of the existing lanes. Work will occur at night, behind temporary construction barricades and will have no impact on existing checkpoint operations.


Taxiway Uniform

Investigation work is underway to complete design of a new 2,000-foot taxiway at Sky Harbor International Airport. This new infrastructure will bridge the north and south airfields on the west end of the airport, allowing for better aircraft flow and streamlined airfield operations.