3-year, up-to-$500,000 contract to be considered for unplanned repairs of Apache Junction traffic signals

A contract of up to $500,000 for emergency repairs of traffic signals is to be considered March 19 by the Apache Junction City Council. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. “It’s been awhile since we’ve had a light-service in place — about 10 years. We have had […]

Winchester Road, 4th to 2nd avenue, to be closed for repaving

The City of Apache Junction will be repaving Winchester Road from Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue March 18-28. Winchester will be closed from Old West Highway to Junction Street except to local and business traffic only off of Junction Avenue and Fourth Avenue, according to a release. The work will include the closure of second […]

Boudreau: ‘Cheap asphalt’ near driveway washes away every rainstorm

I have lived on West Roundup Street in Apache Junction since June. This is the third time I have been held captive, not being able to drive out of my gate onto the street, which is severely eroded. My neighbors and myself are fed up with the waiting and the cheap asphalt fillings that they […]

Cheves: Don’t reduce lanes on Superstition Boulevard

City council is nuts to even consider lane reduction on Superstition Boulevard. Surveys were made in May when all our seasonal visitors are gone. Don’t know why we can’t concentrate on sidewalks alone in this city like what is being done on Delaware. We have apartments on 16th that look like a slum area. Since […]

Road work will affect travel around Winchester Road

The city of Apache Junction will be repaving the intersection of Junction Street and Winchester Road next week. Work will take place 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, and 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. The intersection will close during these two time periods with traffic detoured around the work area via Second Avenue, according […]

Pavement work scheduled Friday on Tomahawk Road 

Patch repair work to the pavement on Tomahawk Road from Baseline Avenue to the U.S. 60 is planned for Friday, Dec. 14. Work is anticipated to be during daytime hours – 6 a.m.-5 p.m. The work will result closure of the northbound inside lane of Tomahawk Road. Motorists are encouraged to be cautious when traveling through […]

City sets dates for Idaho Road paving project

Work has been scheduled Dec. 4-24 to repave a portion of Idaho Road from Lost Dutchman Boulevard to McKellips Road. City officials stated in a release that the work will cause the full closure of Idaho Road during the project. Work will entail the reconstruction of “severely distressed pavement, road base and new pavement striping,” […]