Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project
No. 10-453-001 (C10453)
The City of Mesa selected
Building Corp. as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR)
for this project.
Project Hotline - (480) 898-4110
Phase 4 - Median
improvements on Sout
hern Avenue are complete. Crews
are current;y working on installing the Fiesta District entry
monuments on the northwest and southwest corners of Alma School
Road and Southern Avenue. Aspahlt stamping will take place
this week as the intersections of Stewart, Longmore, and Alma
School Road receive the diamond shaped medallion. SRP is
scheduled to relocate their communication line on the 69kV poles
the week of October 27th. Once SRP is completed, Haydon's
crews will finish with miscellaneous items throughout the
Crews will begin asphalt stamping operations at the
intersections of Stewart, Longmore, and Alma School Road on
Southern Avenue. Each intersection is expected to take
approximately two days to complete. Left turns
will be prohibited as this work takes place.
Tuesday and Wednesday (OCT 21-24) – Stewart/Southern
Thursday and Friday (OCT 22-23) – Longmore/Southern
Tuesday and Wednesday (OCT 28-30) – Alma School
Construction for this project began June 2013 and is estimated
to be completed November 2014.
This is the first project from the City of Mesa's Fiesta District
Implementation Plan along Southern Avenue, which seeks to
create a uniquely identifiable area for Mesa that is
economically vibrant, pedestrian friendly and an active urban
destination. This project will transition Southern Avenue
to four lanes (two in each direction) from west of Sycamore to
Alma School Road. Other improvements will include new wider
sidewalks and install new landscaping behind the new curbs.
amenities will be installed, which include benches, street lighting, pedestrian
lighting, trash receptacles, bike racks, and traffic signals.
Colored paving enhancements will be constructed at the
intersections of Southern and Alma School, Southern and Stewart,
and Southern and Longmore. Vibrant monument entry signs
will be constructed at the intersection of Alma School Road and
Southern Avenue and on Southern Avenue west of Sycamore.
The recommended total award is
$9,843,743.39, which includes $286,710.97 (3%) as a change
Funding for this project is available from the Local Street
Sales Tax (LSST) and 2008 Street Bond Funding.