Dobson Road and University Drive Intersection Improvements
project is complete
expected to be completed by August 2013.
The Dobson and University intersection improvements project
will include pavement reconstruction of Dobson Road to 1st
Street, north to the Tempe Canal, and University Drive from the
Tempe Canal east to approximately 675 feet west of Alma School
The project does not provide any additional through lanes,
but the north side of University Drive, west of Dobson Road will
be widened enough to provide full width bike lanes that will
connect to existing bike lanes east and west of the project
limits. New aesthetic type bus shelters will be installed on
University Drive, east and west of Dobson Road, with a pullout
constructed for the western shelter.
Water, gas and wastewater line replacements will be
included in portions of University Drive extending to Alma
School Road, along with water and storm drain a
gas regulator station in portions of
The recommended award amount for this project is
$7,558,344.31 based on a lowest bid of $6,871,222.21 plus an
additional $687,122.21 (10% allowance for City requested change
orders). Funding is available in the fiscal year 12/13, Streets,
Water, Wastewater and Gas Bond programs.