Queen Creek traffic/roadwork advisory for March 13-20

In an effort to improve services and streamline workflow, the town of Queen Creek traffic alerts map is now being created using the town’s ArcGIS mapping software. The map and descriptions of the work being done may be accessed on the town’s website.

NOTE: Due to the nature of the work, dates and times are subject to change without prior notice. Motorists are encouraged to obey all posted signs, traffic control devices and directions from law enforcement officers or flaggers who are controlling traffic.

Summary of Local Traffic Restrictions:

  1. Chandler Heights Road and Sossaman  Road Intersection Improvements – Shoulder closures is in place on Chandler Heights Road from Power Road to 196th Street and Sossaman Road from Via Del Jardin to Via De Olivos for drainage, paving and traffic signal improvements. This restrictions is in place during non-peak hours (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) through May 24.
  2. Combs Road & Meridian Road – A westbound shoulder closure is in place on Combs Road for demolition, grading, paving, signage and striping work. This restriction is in place for 24 hours a day through March 15.
  3. Ellsworth Road – Ocotillo Road to Crewse Road – Northbound and southbound lane shifts is in place on Ellsworth Road for boring and excavating work. This restriction is in place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 1.
  4. Ellsworth Road – Ryan Road to Germann Road – A southbound shoulder closure is in place on Ellsworth Road for demolition work, utility work, grading, curb and gutter and sidewalk. This restriction is in place for 24 hours a day through July 15.
  5. Maya Road – Ellsworth Road to Ellsworth Loop Road – A shoulder closure is in place on Maya Road for sidewalk, curb and water line work. This restriction is in place for 24 hours a day March 10-25.
  6. Ocotillo Road – Recker Road to 178th Street – A westbound shoulder closure will be in place on Ocotillo Road for road improvements. This restriction will be in place for 24 hours a day March 14-April 15.
  7.  Power Road & Riggs Road – Northbound and southbound lane shifts will be in place on Power Road for road work. This restriction will be in place during non-peak hours (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) March 14-25.
  8. Ellsworth Road from Ocotillo Road to 500 feet north of Ocotillo Road – Northbound lane closure on Ellsworth Road from Ocotillo Road to 500 feet north of Ocotillo Road for Southwest Gas line relocation and replacement. This restriction will be in place during non-peak hours (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) March 14-15.

Work Outside Town Limits:

Utility Work for Phase 3 of Hunt Highway Improvement ProjectPinal County Public Works is alerting drivers along Hunt Highway that several Public Utilities will be working on relocations required for the widening project between Stone Creek Drive and Bella Vista Road. Work is expected to last through the next three months.  Soon to follow will be road construction work in the summer. Drivers should plan ahead and use caution.  Anticipate speed reductions and temporary shoulder/lane closures during the relocation construction.

City of Apache Junction safety pullout project – Ironwood Drive to Baseline roads

The Arizona Department of Transportation is administering a safety pullout project on behalf of the city of Apache Junction on Ironwood Drive between Elliot and Baseline roads in Pinal County.

The installation of six safety pullouts will provide refuge for broken down vehicles, emergency, and enforcement pull-offs outside of travel lanes. This project also includes new pavement marking, signing, guardrail and other related work, and is anticipate to be completed by the end of March.

For further information contact Pinal County Public Works 520-866-6411 or visit the county’s website.

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