Posted: May 28, 2012 6:12 AM
Updated: May 28, 2012 8:02 AM
MILLING AND REPAVING PROJECT ON CRAYCROFT ROAD AND KOLB ROAD NORTH OF SUNRISE DRIVE
Beginning Tuesday, May 29, 2012, Pima County Department of Transportation and its contractor, Southern Arizona Paving, will begin milling and repaving work on Craycroft Road and Kolb Road north of Sunrise Drive.
Starting Tuesday, May 29, 2012, between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., the contractor will perform preliminary work, which includes lowering utility lines. After this work is completed, milling and repaving work will begin Monday, June 11, 2012, and is expected to be completed by June 18, 2012.
Flaggers will be in the area to direct motorists through the work zone area along with deputies from the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
Please approach the area with caution and obey all traffic control devices.
Construction continues on SR 86 improvement project west of Robles Junction
New work hours begin next week
The Arizona Department of Transportation will continue ongoing lane closures on State Route 86 west of Robles Junction. Lane closures over the summer include the following times.
• From 5 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 29) through Friday (June 1).
• From 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday (June 4) through Thursday (June 7).
• From 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday throughout the summer until further notice.
• A future traffic alert will notify drivers of the July 4 holiday schedule.
The work is part of a four-mile long road improvement project on the Tohono O'odham Nation between San Pedro and Viopuli Road (MP 137 and MP 141). This $6 million project includes expanding the roadway shoulders for enhanced safety, applying a new, smooth driving surface and installing drainage features along the project area. The project is scheduled for completion in fall 2012.
Please note that paving will begin on Thursday (May 31) and will continue through the June 4 work week. Drivers can expect to see more workers and equipment than usual during paving operations and should proceed through the work zone with special caution.
Traffic delays will vary, but should not exceed 15 minutes. ADOT will notify motorists when the lane closures will conclude.
UPDATE: Roadside work to remove burned trees on State Route 289 near Nogales halted due to high winds
Due to a high wind advisory this week, the Arizona Department of Transportation has temporarily halted the roadside work on State Route 289 to remove burned trees
The intermittent closing of State Route 289 near Nogales for about four miles, from milepost 6.7 to Pena Blanca Lake, to cut trees burned from last summer's Murphy Complex fire is expected to resume from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday (May 29) to Thursday (May 31).The road and lanes will be closed intermittently for safety purposes to allow workers to bring down the trees. Construction crews will direct traffic through the work zone during road closures. Drivers can expect delays of up to 20 minutes.
Drivers should proceed through the work zone with caution, slow down and be alert for construction equipment and personnel. Motorists should use caution when making turns and heed warning signs.
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