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SR 88 intersection in Apache Junction remains closed for roundabout project

Convenient detour routes available around closure at Superstition Boulevard
August 08, 2018

PHOENIX – An Apache Junction intersection along State Route 88 remains closed as the Arizona Department of Transportation constructs a modern roundabout that will enhance safety and increase traffic capacity.

The roundabout at SR 88 (Apache Trail) and Superstition Boulevard is now expected to open before Labor Day.

Signs mark convenient alternate routes. West of the intersection, drivers can go north-south on Idaho Road and east-west on Lost Dutchman Boulevard. East of the intersection, Tomahawk Road can take drivers between US 60 and SR 88.

An alternative to a traditional intersection using a traffic signal, a modern roundabout is designed to accommodate large vehicles and vehicles pulling trailers. The inner circle, known as a truck apron, has additional pavement at the edge that allows larger vehicles to easily maneuver within the roundabout.

The $3.3 million project, which began in March, also includes realigning SR 88 at the interchange, installing lighting, reconstructing turnouts and rerouting Goldfield Wash around the relocated roadway.

To learn more about this project and receive updates, please visit azdot.gov/SR88Roundabout.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.

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