Consultant Engineering, Inc. is providing pre-construction assistance, construction management, construction administration and inspection, UPRR coordination, QA and IA compliance testing, federal funding compliance, construction contract closeout, and public outreach services for this project. It involves widening of Chandler Heights Road from 1/4 mile west of Arizona Avenue to McQueen Road, as well as widening of the southbound lanes on Arizona Avenue south of Chandler Heights Road
When completed, Chandler Heights Road will expand from a two-lane road to a four-lane road, with two lanes in each direction. Improvements will add turn lanes, bike lanes, raised medians, new traffic signals and lighting, sidewalks and curb gutters. Close coordination will be required with Union Pacific Railroad during reconstruction of the Chandler Heights Road railroad crossing, Salt River Project Irrigation Department for their canal box culvert extension, Salt River Project Power District, CenturyLink Communications; and City Utility Departments.
The one-mile expansion will cost approximately $8 million, of which $5.3 million will come from the Surface Transportation Program-Arizona.