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Closed from Copper Mine Road to Johnson Ranch Boulevard, Detours Posted

The Pinal County Public Works Department is notifying motorists that a portion of Hunt Highway is closed from Copper Mine Road to Johnson Ranch Boulevard in San Tan Valley.

The closure is due to a sewer line break that occurred early today. The closure is expected to last at least into the evening.

Read more: Hunt Highway Temporarily Closed in San Tan Valley - Road Reopened

The Pinal County Public Works Department is notifying motorists that contractors will begin installing a gas line on Ocotillo Road from Ironwood Drive to Taylor Street in San Tan Valley.

Crews are slated to begin work on Wednesday, August 14. Although the work is along Ocotillo Road, there may be brief interruptions to allow heavy equipment to maneuver or to ensure safety of crews working in the area. The entire project should take four to six weeks to complete, weather permitting. 

Read more: Crews to begin Gas Line Work along Ocotillo Road in San Tan Valley

Construction of State Route 24 near Gateway Airport in Mesa intensifies next week

Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed nightly next week

Several closures will take place on westbound Loop 202 next week as work continues on the freeway-to-freeway ramps that will connect SR 24 to Loop 202. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions:

Read more: Construction of State Route 24 near Gateway Airport in Mesa intensifies next week

The Pinal County Public Works Department is working with utility officials to relocate underground infrastructure in advance of improvements to Hunt Highway.  Mesa Gas will be moving its underground gas lines along the portion of Hunt Highway that extends from Village Lane northwest to Mountain Vista Boulevard.

Crews are slated to begin work on Monday, July 8.  The work will take place primarily on the shoulder of Hunt Highway but some work will temporarily interrupt the Village Lane intersection for a short period of time on July 8 and 9.  The utility relocation project should take six to eight weeks, weather permitting.

Read more: Utility Relocation Along Hunt Highway May Cause Slight Delays

If your Independence Day weekend plans include a road trip within the state or to a destination elsewhere in the country, the Arizona Department of Transportation urges you to take some safety steps before heading out on the highway.

Drivers should check their vehicles, or have a trained mechanic take a look ahead of a trip, especially during the hot summer months. Proper tire pressure can help reduce the chances of a potentially dangerous blow out. Checking engine belts and hoses for signs of wear and topping off oil and other fluid levels are among the important steps to take before traveling.

Read more: Be prepared for July 4 weekend road trip

Ellsworth Loop Road between Cloud and Aldecoa roads (street at post office) - Crews will be working in the  median and on the shoulder with limited, intermittent north- and southbound traffic restrictions. Work is anticipated to continue through Friday, April 26, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Read more: Area Traffic Restrictions Apr 11 - 18

The Union Pacific Railroad will be performing repairs on their crossing located on Hunt Highway between Arizona Farms Road and Merrill Ranch Parkway.  The repairs will force a temporary closure of Hunt Highway from Wednesday, March 20, beginning at 6:00 AM until Thursday, March 21, ending at 6:00 PM.

There will be a detour route for drivers who use Hunt Highway and a special route for those living in Magic Ranch.

Read more: Union Pacific Work will Close a Section of Hunt Highway

The Union Pacific Railroad is performing railroad crossing repairs on Hunt Highway, between Arizona Farms Road and Merrill Ranch Parkway, from March 19th, 2013 until March 21st, 2013.  During this time, the railroad crossing on Hunt Highway will be closed to traffic and motorists are asked to take alternate routes, such as Arizona Farms Road, Felix Road and Merrill Ranch Parkway to avoid the area during construction.

The closure will begin at 6:00 am on the 19th and end at 6:00 pm on the 21st.  Detour signs will be in place to guide traffic during the closure. 

Read more: Hunt Highway to Close for Three Days Due to Railroad Crossing Repairs

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