PHOENIX (AP) — Essentially the most contemporary change to Arizona’s highway construction program is up for public comment, with a lineup that capabilities high-profile projects spellbinding several major routes.
The Arizona Department of Transportation on Thursday started a public comment duration on the 2022-2026 tentative 5-yr construction program.
Foremost projects included in the tentative program encompass including lanes to Interstate 17 between Anthem Arrangement on the some distance northern outskirts of metro Phoenix and Sunset Point and replacing Interstate 10 bridges over the Gila River south of metro Phoenix.
Construction of the $328 million I-17 lanes mission is scheduled to birth out in 2022, and the $83 million bridge mission is scheduled to procure underway in 2023.
Two construction projects involve U.S. 93, the foremost route between Phoenix and Las Vegas.
Constructing essentially the most crucial section of a recent interchange between U.S. 93 and Interstate 40 in west Kingman is scheduled to birth out by 2024, while a mission to widen 4 miles (6 kilometers) of U.S. 93 north of Wickenburg is scheduled for 2022.
The Kingman mission’s rate is assign at $70 million, while the Wickenburg mission is estimated at $41 million.
The department plans four public hearings on the 5-yr program between now and when the Exclaim Transportation Board considers the thought June 18.