Apache Junction road construction costing $566,000, other items before council Nov. 5-6

More than a half-million dollars is being sought to pay for Idaho Road to be reconstructed in time for the Feb. 17 Lost Dutchman Days Marathon. Awarding a $566,916.09 contract to Sunland Asphalt for the work on Idaho from Lost Dutchman Boulevard to McKellips Road is to be considered at the 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. […]

Apache Junction hosting meetings Sept. 5 on Delaware Drive construction

The city of Apache Junction will hold a pair of public meetings on the impending roadway improvements for Delaware Drive between Apache Trail and Superstition Boulevard. The meetings are noon-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the former Apache Greyhound Park, 220 S. Delaware Drive. The roadway improvements are scheduled to begin […]

State Route 88 roundabout opens in Apache Junction

A modern roundabout designed to enhance safety and traffic flow has opened along State Route 88 (North Apache Trail) in Apache Junction. An alternative to a traditional intersection using a traffic signal, the roundabout completed at SR88 and Superstition Boulevard is designed to accommodate large vehicles and vehicles with trailers, according to a release. The […]

Road restrictions begin July 23 on Plaza Drive, Apache Trail, Gold Drive

Road construction is planned on three city of Apache Junction streets beginning Monday, July 23, according to a release. They are: Work on sewer lines scheduled for North Plaza Drive at Tepee Street that will close Plaza for three days beginning Monday, July 23.  Only local traffic will be allowed to access during the closure. […]

Construction planned on 16th Avenue, driveway on Apache Trail

Construction is planned on 16th Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 17, to construct a sidewalk ramp and a new crosswalk near Imagine Preparatory School. The construction will require a single lane restriction on westbound 16th Avenue during the week-long project, according to a release. Also next week, the shared driveway between Discount Tire and Village Inn […]

City urges caution next week along section of Phelps Drive

Repair and improvement work is scheduled for a drainage channel along Phelps Drive south of Apache Trail Monday-Friday, June 25-29. Work will result in restricting the width of the travel lanes on Phelps Drive between Rosal Avenue and Broadway Avenue, city officials stated in a release. Work is planned 6 a.m.-5 p.m.  Monday through Friday. […]

Roundabout construction at SR88 and Superstition Boulevard

The Arizona Department of Transportation is converting the existing intersection of State Route 88 and Superstition Boulevard in Apache Junction into a roundabout and repaving the intersection at Idaho Road one block to the south. The new roundabout is slated to improve drivers’ lines -of sight for traffic merging onto and off of the highway […]

Intersection repairs planned June 5 at Ironwood at Baseline

Southbound Ironwood Drive at Baseline Avenue will be restricted to one lane and no left turns for repairs at the intersection starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 5. The work is expected to be completed by the end of day, according to a release from the city of Apache Junction. Any questions related to this […]

Intermittent street-lane closures planned on Delaware Drive

The city of Apache Junction Public Works Department will be conducting street shoulder and drainage ditch maintenance along Delaware Drive from April 24 to May 3. Work will result in intermittent stoppage to southbound traffic between Broadway Avenue and 16th Avenue during the hours of 6 a.m.  to 3 p.m.  Monday-Thursday, according to a release. […]

State Route 88 (North Apache Trail) pavement-improvement work begins Feb. 26

Pavement improvements will start next week on State Route 88 (North Apache Trail) east of Apache Junction. Drivers who use the historic highway to destinations such as Canyon Lake and Tortilla Flat should plan for delays and allow extra travel time when mostly overnight milling and daytime paving along the Apache Trail is underway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Nighttime milling to […]