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Mesa Drive Improvements, 8th Avenue to Main Street

and Broadway Road, Wilbur to Lesueur

Project Schedule/Updates

UPDATE: April 2020

Phase 1 (intersection improvements):  Night work continues intermittently on underground utilities at the intersection of Mesa Drive and Broadway Road.  Night work will continue through the end of April 2020.

Phase 2: Improvements to the east side of Mesa Drive from Broadway Road to Main Street and improvements to the north side of Broadway Road from Mesa Drive to Lesueur until April 2020.  

  • Traffic on Mesa Drive continues to be shifted to the west side (southbound lanes) of Mesa Drive from Broadway Road to Main Street to construct improvements on the east side of Mesa Drive.  At the same time, traffic on Broadway Road will be shifted to the south side (eastbound lanes) of Broadway Road from Mesa Drive to Lesueur to construct improvements on the north side of Broadway Road. 
    • Milling (removal of existing pavement) is complete on the east side of Mesa Drive between Main Street and Broadway Road and on the north side of Broadway Road between Mesa Drive and Lesueur.  Grading will follow milling operations in preparation for crews to pave the base course (bottom layer of asphalt) towards the end of April 2020. 
    • Crews continue removal and reconstruction of existing sidewalk, curb and gutter along Mesa Drive.  Installation of new sidewalk and driveway’s continue.
    • Crews continue the installation of new water, gas and sewer mains and service lines within phase 1 and 2. 
    • Crews continue the installation of new conduit for street lighting, fiber optics, poles and foundations. 
    • Sturgeon (sub for Haydon) has recently installed new power poles along the north side of Broadway Road between Pomeroy and Lesueur.  Existing overhead is now on the newly installed poles. 
    • Storm drain mainline is being installed at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Mesa Drive for the future 1st Avenue Improvements project between Hibbert and Lesueur.  This is expected to take place next week and will prohibit left turns in all directions at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Mesa Drive.
    • Gas installation is being extended on Broadway Road, west of Mesa Drive.  This work is taking place nightly with a westbound closure from 7pm to 5am and will be completed by April 10th, 2020.      

Phase 3: Improvements to the east side of Mesa Drive from Broadway Road to 8th Avenue and improvements to the south side of Broadway Road from Mesa Drive to Lesueur, beginning March 9, 2020, until late July 2020.  

  • Traffic on Mesa Drive will continue to be shifted to the west side of Mesa Drive from Broadway Road to 8th Avenue to construct improvements on the east side of Mesa Drive.  In May, traffic will be shifted to the north side (westbound lanes) of Broadway Road between Mesa Drive and Lesueur to begin improvements on the south side (eastbound lanes) of Broadway Road. 
    • Beecroft (sub for Haydon) will continue to install electric conduit on Mesa Drive, south of Broadway Road towards 8th Avenue to prepare for undergrounding the existing power lines in this area.
    • ATS (sub for Haydon) will follow behind Beecroft installing conduit for new street lighting on Mesa Drive between Broadway Road and 8th Avenue.
    • Crews will follow with removal and reconstruction of existing sidewalk, curb and gutter, and driveway’s. 
    • Crews continue working on removal of existing walls and installation of new walls continue.
    • Crews will begin to relocate existing water services and continue to replace existing irrigation.  
    • Crews will begin working on existing sign relocations within the next few weeks.

Upcoming Street Closures/Restrictions:

  • Intermittent nightly closures, 7pm to 5am for underground utility improvements continue at the intersection of Mesa Drive and Broadway Road. 
  • Intermittently, left turns will be restricted throughout the project.
  • Side streets will be closed intermittently throughout construction to complete improvements.  

 

Your contact for Haydon Building Corp is Robby Shinn at (602) 695-9953.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the City of Mesa Engineering Public Relations Department at 480-644-3800.  Si usted tiene preguntas de este proyecto, favor de llamar a Lucy Lopez, con la Ciudad de Mesa al (480) 644-3800.

While driving through construction can sometimes be challenging, please continue to patronize the businesses in the Mesa Drive Phase 2 Improvement Project Area…ShopMesa!