San Tan Valley Area Information

ADOT appreciates your patience during construction Ongoing improvement work along State Route 87 between Hunt Highway and State Route 287, on the Gila River Indian Community, is continuing on schedule. The project is designed to improve safety with the addition of eight-foot shoulders, turn lanes at intersections and new highway signs. While the entire $7.2 million project stretches more than 20 miles along SR 87, construction crews have recently concentrated their work on adding new shoulders along approximately ten miles of the highway. 
As part of the Ellsworth Road Interim Improvement Project, construction crews are scheduled to slurry seal and stripe Ellsworth Road from north of the Ocotillo Road intersection to south of the Rittenhouse Road intersection from April 18-20. 
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.
Arizona has already received its first taste of winter weather this November—an early start to the snow season. But the Arizona Department of Transportation has been preparing for its winter operations all year long, and now is the time when preparedness translates into action. Weather conditions in Arizona can find you driving from the sunny, moderate climate of the low desert into ice and snow in the state’s mountain regions in just a couple of hours. These types of winter storms can really cause havoc with travel plans and businesses. And it means that ADOT—and drivers—need to be prepared.
Motorists traveling along US 60 between Phoenix and Globe on Thursday morning, Aug. 13, need to plan ahead or allow extra time as the Arizona Department of Transportation begins blasting work as part of a project to build a new passing lane and widen roadway shoulders east of Superior.
A very strong afternoon monsoon storm blew through Pinal County and left in its path a lot of rain and a closed road in the San Tan Valley area. We will work to ensure that updated information is made available as soon as possible. 
Beginning Oct. 1 and continuing through Oct. 14, the Town's contractor, CPC Construction, will be making improvements to intersections in the Queen Creek Villages that have round-abouts (see map below). These areas include: 
Recovery from Wednesday’s Fourth of July monsoon storms is underway in throughout Pinal County.  Pinal County Public Works crews are still monitoring several closed roads due to high water in and around washes.  It is expected that most of these roads will be opened sometime today.  We will work to ensure that updated information is made available as soon as possible.
State Route 77 from the junctures of U.S. 60 in Globe to State Route 177 in Winkelman has reopened following a crash, the Arizona Department of Transportation said. The highway had been closed in both directions. No details about the crash have been released yet.
A seven vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 10 at the U.S. 60 is creating massive backups on I-10 as well as U.S. 60. The crash, which happened around 6am this morning left several people injured but none of the injuries are life threatening.
Pinal County Public Works is announcing a closure of Hunt Highway between Empire Road and Mountain Vista Road beginning on Sunday, December 29 at 1:00 PM until Monday, December 30 at 5:00 AM.  Only emergency vehicles will be allowed between Empire Boulevard and Mountain Vista Road on Hunt Highway. 
Empire Boulevard and Meridian Road/Gary Road – MCDOT will begin construction of a new traffic signal at this intersection from late July through late September. Temporary lane closures will be in place during this time. Hunt Highway - Pinal County began construction of Phase 1 Hunt Hwy improvements in Dec. 2013. Phase 1 includes 1.7 miles of road widening beginning at Empire Road. Temporary pavement and lane closures will be in place through August 2014. Pinal County suggests a detour route using Gary Road and Empire Road.
Residents in San Tan Valley will soon see county-contracted crews working to improve roads in the area.  Micro-surfacing is slated to be applied beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2012, on the following roads: *Hunt Highway at various locations near Magic Ranch, Copper Basin and Johnson Ranch *Golf Club Drive from Johnson Ranch Boulevard to Hunt Highway *Johnson Ranch Boulevard from Bismark Street to Golf Club Drive This pavement preservation project will include a combined total of 41,269 square yards of material used or approximately 5.02 lane miles of improved road.  The project will use 619 tons of aggregate and 77.38 tons of emulsion.  Southwest Slurry Seal will be performing the work under a contract with Pinal County.
Residents in the San Tan Valley area will soon see county-contracted crews working to improve a section of Bella Vista Road.  A ‘scrub seal’ treatment is slated to be applied beginning Monday November 5, 2012, on Bella Vista Road from Hunt Highway to Gantzel Road. This is the first of a two-step pavement preservation project and includes a combined total of 22,000 square yards of material used on a 2.68 miles section of Bella Vista Road.  Application of a slurry seal will follow next year after the scrub seal is fully cured.  Cactus Asphalt will be performing the work under a contract with Pinal County. 
Two events will close Ellsworth Road in Town Center this weekend. On Friday, Dec. 3, beginning at noon, Ellsworth Road between Ocotillo and Rittenhouse roads will be closed for the Hometown Christmas event at the Queen Creek Library. Local traffic will be able to use Ellsworth Road south of Rittenhouse Road as far south as Victoria Lane. Northbound traffic from Ocotillo Road will be allowed to access businesses in the area, but will not be able to access the library or event site. Traffic traveling to the event can enter the library parking lot from either Ocotillo Road or Ellsworth Loop Road or can park in the lot north of the library, entering from Victoria Lane between Ellsworth and Ellsworth Loop roads.
***There are no Traffic Alerts at this time.***
  1. Rittenhouse Rd. & 198th St. 1. Power and Williams Field roads 2. Ellsworth and Ray roads
Traffic Restrictions: Ellsworth Road, Riggs Road to Empire Boulevard - Utility work near the intersection of Mewes Road will require travel lanes in the north and southbound directions be closed between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Traffic Restrictions: Rittenhouse Road/Village Loop South Sossaman Road South/Germann Road Ellsworth Road South/Riggs Road
Reduced visibility, possible dust storms could slow traffic on Interstates 10 and 40 The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers that strong winds on Wednesday (May 23) could impact travel in the northeast and southwest regions of the state. 
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