Water Line Installation Project on Empire Boulevard

The Town of Queen Creek will begin a water line installation project on Empire Boulevard beginning April 15th. Work is expected to take one month to complete and will cause a closure. Empire Boulevard will be closed from Crismon Road to Village Lane with no through traffic permitted from Ellsworth Road to Gary Road. Please drive with caution a detour route will be provided. Allow additional commute time for any possible delays caused by the closure. 

Utility Work Skyline Drive and Gary Road 

Utility work will take place at the intersection of Skyline Drive and Gary Road beginning April 1st. Work will include intermittent lane closures and may last through the end of April. Please use caution when driving through work zone. 

Utility work Hunt Hwy Near Mountain Vista Boulevard

Developer related utility work will take place on Hunt Highway near the Mountain Vista Boulevard intersection beginning April 1st. The majority of the work will be at night and will last through the morning of the 6th. Work will include a speed reduction and lane closures for northbound travel. Please use caution when driving through work zone.

Ocotillo Road Rehabilitation Project Ironwood Drive to Kenworthy Road

Roadway rehabilitation project will begin on Ocotillo Road between Ironwood Drive and Kenworthy Road on March 18th. Work on the existing 3-lane road is expected to last through the end of July 2019. Project will include lane restrictions and speed reductions. Please use caution while driving through the work zone and plan for extra drive time due to expected traffic delays.

Hunt Highway Update

South bound lanes have been opened up with both lanes being available. North bound lanes are still restricted to a single lane. Quartzite, Shops At Copper Basin, and Copper Mine Road intersections are currently accessible.

As a reminder, speeds have been reduced through the work zone (25 mph) for the safety of nearby residents, travelers, and construction crews. Please obey traffic signage as it is placed for your safety.

The closure of Magma Road from Superstition Views to Stardust Drive is scheduled to end at some point this week, April 8. There is no through traffic permitted; however, Superstition Views continues to have access to Hunt Highway.

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