Traffic Alerts

TRAFFIC ALERT

RESTRIPING TOOLE AVENUE – LANE CLOSURES  

On Friday, September 12, 2014, Toole Avenue will be closed to traffic
from Fourth Avenue Underpass/Congress Street west to Pennington Street
to allow for work crews to permanently restripe a section of Toole
Avenue to one way travel.
The one-day closure will be in effect from approximately 9 a.m. to 4
p.m.

When the striping is complete, motor vehicle travel on Toole Avenue
will be one way westbound from Fourth Avenue Underpass/Congress Street
to the eastern entrance into the Historic Depot. 

Two-way travel on Toole Avenue will remain from Stone Avenue to the
eastern entrance into the Historic Depot. The permanent travel lane
configuration change is taking place to help traffic flow at the
Congress Street, Fourth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection. 

Electronic message boards are in place to notify the traveling public
of this closure.  Motorists and bicyclists will be detoured from Toole
Avenue during this work.  Access to the Historic Depot will be
maintained via the western driveway on Toole Avenue.

 

 

Utility work on Golder Ranch Road east of SR 77 this week

 

Golder Ranch Road will be reduced to one lane daily in both directions, east of State Route 77 (Oracle Road) on Thursday, Sept. 11, Friday, Sept. 12, and again on Monday, Sept. 15 and Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. for utility work.

 

  • The speed limit will be reduced to 15 mph.
  • Traffic control devices will guide traffic around the work zone.
  • Business access will be maintained.

 

The work is part of the State Route 77, Tangerine Road to the Pinal County line. The shoulder on northbound SR 77 has been extended from Tangerine Road to Lupine Road and will remain closed through fall 2014.

 

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrian are urged to be cautious while traveling through the work zone. Law enforcement will be monitoring this area as the speed limit has change to 45 mph between Tangerine Road and Eagle Crest Road.

 

In addition, please be aware of the following additional traffic control:

 

  • Two lanes of travel in each direction maintained through the work zone during the day.
  • 45 mph during the day, but may be reduced at other times.
  • Additional lane restrictions throughout the work boundaries as needed.
  • Cyclists will need to merge safely onto the traffic lane during shoulder closures.
  • Drivers are reminded to share the road, be cautious, and slow down while traveling through the work zone.