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 3 - Traffic
is shifted to the north side of Southern Avenue with one lane in
each direction and a center turn lane. The
contractor is completed with demolition and existing streetlight
removal. Crews continue working on cathc basins and fiber optic installations. Grade and installation
of curb and
gutter along the south side of Southern Avenue are completed.
Crews begin new sidewalk and driveway installation.
This schedule is subject to change permitting
weather and equipment breakdown.
is currently shifted to the north side of Southern Avenue from
Dobson Road to Westwood with one lane in each
direction and a center turning lane.
Construction for this project began June 2013 and is estimated
to be completed October 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.