Chandler Edition - October 2020

TRANSPORTATIONUPDATES

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bike lane system at the Tempe city limits. Status: Crews began work on the project July 13 and started with tree removal and utility potholing on the road, according to the city. The work is on both the north and south lanes on the roads. Timeline: July-March Cost: $4.04 million Funding sources: federal grant, local match 2 Val Vista Drive reconstruction The town is reconstructing deteriorated asphalt pavement on Val Vista Drive from Baseline Road to Guadalupe Road, adding bike lanes, updating landscaping in the median and replacing three signs to bring them to current standards with flashing left turns. Status: Medians are being constructed with conduit work almost complete. Left turns will be restricted everywhere ex- cept at East Raleigh Bay Drive. Traffic will remain on the asphalt base course until the final pavement is put down. Timeline: March-November Cost: $6.32 million Funding source: town of Gilbert bonds and funds 3 Alma School Road improvements Construction is underway on a yearslong project to expand Alma School Road to

four lanes from Chandler Boulevard to Queen Creek Road. Status: The project began Aug. 20, and crews were working in both the north and southbound directions on Alma School from Loop 202 to Kingbird Drive. Timeline: Aug. 20-Nov. 20 Funding source: city of Chandler UPCOMING PROJECTS 4 Gilbert Road widening Chandler City Council on Sept. 17 approved a $4.77 million contract with Sunland Asphalt and Road Construction Inc. for the second phase of improve- ments on Gilbert Road from Ocotillo Road to Chandler Heights Road. The project will widen Gilbert Road to three through lanes northbound and southbound from Ocotillo to Powell Place.

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Status: The contract was approved Sept. 17 by Chandler City Council. Timeline: November-June Cost: $4.77 million Funding sources: city of Chandler, Chandler USD

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ONGOING PROJECTS 1 McClintock Drive, Kyrene Road bike lane additions The city of Chandler is planning to con- struct two new segments of bike lanes along A McClintock Drive and B Kyrene Road that will connect to the existing

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ALL INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE WAS UP TO DATE AS OF OCT. 14. NEWS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE OR OTHER LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS? EMAIL US AT CHNNEWS@COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM.

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