A Lot Of Progress Will Be Made Sooner Than You Think

There is a lot going on now and in the near future when it comes to road work. Keep up to date to be sure your travels are as easy as possible.

1. Re-opening of Johnson Ranch Boulevard 

Currently under construction as part of a new intersection to connect Johnson Ranch Boulevard to the new Hunt Highway and Gantzel intersection.

The road is scheduled to re-open on April 27, 2018

2. Hunt Highway Closure

FULL CLOSURE between Red Rd and JR Blvd to start on April 30, 2018. This construction is part of the ongoing effort to widen Hunt Highway.

You can expect the closure to last until the end of August. Based on the push back of the original date for the new Johnson Ranch Blvd/Hunt Highway/Gantzel intersection, be sure to keep a close eye on this closure as dates could be re-adjusted.

For those attempting to get to the Fry’s shopping centers, or head north in general, using Johnson Ranch Blvd or the new Gantzel extension will be your only options for those from the southern end of San Tan Valley.

3. Judd Rd and Prospector Lane

Construction connection Judd Rd to the new Gantzel extension is expected to be completed by the end of August of 2018. This will include connecting Prospector Lane to Judd Road providing a secondary access point for Copper Basin residents. 

For those in the area this will come as a massive improvement and convenience to that community. It will also alleviate traffic on Hunt Highway.

The end results, when combined with the widening of Hunt Highway should mean easier traffic flow for all residents of Southern San Tan Valley and those traveling from Florence and Coolidge.

4. Gantzel Road

Starting April 16th, there will be lane restrictions on Gantzel Road between Lone Star Road and Combs Road. Work is needed for a median opening for Red Fern Road and utility repairs south of Pecan Creek Drive. Construction areas will be posted at 35 mph. Please drive through work zones with caution. Completion is slated for April 23rd. 

5. Thompson Road Utility Work

Current development related utility work on the shoulder of Thompson Road near Mountain Vista Boulevard anticipates to last through the end of April. Please use caution while driving through work zones. 

Construction Beginning in 2019

Gary Road between Empire and Riggs Rd to begin early January 2019.

Germann Road between Ironwood and Meridian Rd to begin early January 2019 (pending ADOT).