Crismon Road Improvements South of Skyline High School and
Signal Butte Road Capacity Improvements at US HWY 60
Project Number 10-455-001
The City of Mesa has awarded this project to Visus
Engineering Construction, Inc.
The project is complete just waiting for the City of Mesa to
stripe the roadway.
Construction on this project is scheduled to begin in August 2012 and
be completed by October 2012.
This project will widen the west side
of Crismon Road to ultimate width by constructing new curb,
gutter, and sidewalk. The existing traffic signal at the
south entrance to Skyline High School will also be relocated to
accommodate the widening of the street. The City of Mesa has
purchased right-of-way from the property owner on the west side
of Crismon Road to facilitate this project and is placing a
scalloped lien against the undeveloped parcel on the west side
of the road for the proposed street improvements, as previously
approved by City Council.
The property on the east side of
Crismon Road is currently under development and the required
Crismon Road street improvements will be completed by the
developer at a future date, when the development reaches that
phase. As an interim improvement, this project will improve
pedestrian safety by widening the pavement on the east side of
the roadway to create a 6’ wide temporary paved walkway for
pedestrians. This project will also construct temporary
curbing to separate the vehicle lanes from the pedestrian route
to better enhance safety. When the developer on the east
side of Crismon Road completes his improvements to Crismon Road,
the paved pedestrian path will become part of the improved
roadway (replaced by permanent sidewalk) and the temporary
curbing will be removed.
The proposed improvements at Signal
Butte Road and U.S. Highway 60 will widen the existing
northbound left turn lane to include dual left turn lanes for
traffic going west, onto the freeway. The existing raised
concrete median will be demolished and re-installed as flush
concrete to provide the second left turn lane. These
improvements will provide additional capacity for the heavy left
turn movement and allow the left turn signal to be changed to
“fully protected”. This will improve traffic safety by not
allowing drivers to make left turns while oncoming traffic also
has a green signal.
The recommended total award of this
project is $145,596, which consists of the low bid
of $132,360, plus an additional $13,236
(10% allowance for change orders). This project is funded
from the FY 11/12 Streets Bond and Streets Capital Programs.