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ADOT installing raised median along 3-mile stretch of SR 68 in Golden Valley

ADOT installing raised median along 3-mile stretch of SR 68 in Golden Valley

August 11, 2021

KINGMAN – In order to improve safety along State Route 68 in Golden Valley near Kingman, the Arizona Department of Transportation will begin a project to install a raised median with eight new access points between Verde and Bacobi roads beginning Monday, Aug. 16.

Work will occur overnight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday evenings through Friday mornings. At least one lane of travel will remain open in each direction; however, drivers should prepare for delays of up to 15 minutes. Business access will be maintained at all times during construction.

The intersections along SR 68 at Verde, Aztec and Bacobi roads will be regular, full-access intersections with left turns in both directions. The intersections at Hope and Houck roads will have left-turn lane access in both directions.

Finally, Green T intersections will be constructed at Marana, Mayer and Adobe roads. The design of these Green T intersections will have a dedicated left-turn bay for eastbound traffic on SR 68. Vehicles turning left from Marana, Mayer and Adobe roads will use a channelized receiving lane to accelerate and merge onto eastbound SR 68.

The purpose of this project is to improve safety along the corridor by improving access management and minimizing crossover crashes.

The project is scheduled to be completed in the fall.

For more information, visit azdot.gov/SR68VerdetoBacobi.