TUCSON —The Arizona Department of Transportation, in conjunction with Pima County and the Federal Highway Administration, is working on a project to improve traffic flow, enhance safety and meet current and future traffic needs on State Route 86 (also known as Ajo Highway) from Valencia Road to Kinney Road. The community is invited to attend a second and final public meeting to provide input and learn about the project as the design progresses.
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. (Brief presentation to begin at 5:45 p.m.)
Tucson Mountain Baptist Church; Building E (Sanctuary)
5757 West Ajo Highway; Tucson, Arizona 85735
The SR 86 (Valencia Road to Kinney Road) project design phase began in October 2011 and is expected to last approximately 18 months. The new design will be consistent with the Final Design Concept Report and Environmental Assessment, which were finalized in summer 2010. The construction project, estimated at $45 million, is expected to begin in fall 2013.
Maps and project information will be on display. The public is encouraged to ask questions and submit comment forms, which will be available at the meeting. A brief question and response session will follow the presentation. Project team members will be on hand before and after the presentation to meet with attendees and address specific questions and concerns.
After the meeting, public meeting materials about the project will also be available online at: www.azdot.gov/sr86valencia2kinney.
Local media should contact the ADOT Public Information Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.800.949.8057. For more information or to submit comments, please contact the ADOT outreach team at 520.327.6077 or www.azdot.gov/sr86valencia2kinney.