Dobson Road and University Drive Intersection Improvements
The City of Mesa has selected
B&F Contracting Incorporated as the contractor for this project.
During construction, your contact for B&F Contracting will be
Jayson Vanvolkinburg at (602) 350-5578.
New water and gas lines and services are being installed on the north side of
University between the Tempe canal and Alma School. Concrete
crews are working on driveways and ramps on the north side of University
between the canal and Dobson Road. Storm drain
installation has been completed and restoration has begun. Milling
begin this Thursday, May 23rd, on University Drive at the east end of the project.
Traffic on University Drive is currently shifted to the
between the Tempe Canal to Alma School Road with one lane in
each direction. Traffic on Dobson Road is currently
shifted to the west side from 8th Street to Main Street with one
lane in each direction. Left turns are prohibited in various
locations. Please adhere to the posted barricades.
expected to be completed by July 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.