Please join us at a public meeting for the final phase of the Gilbert
Road Improvements Project, from just south of Chandler Heights Road
to Hunt Highway, scheduled as follows:
Thursday, September 4,
2014 - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Carlson Elementary School
Multipurpose Room (originally scheduled for the Media Center), 5400 S.
White Drive, Chandler (parking is available on the north side of
the school off of Desert Jewel Blvd)
(click here for
map of school)
Construction is complete for improvements to Gilbert Road,
from Queen Creek Road to just south of Chandler Heights Road.
Construction is currently scheduled to begin in September 2014 for the
final phase of the Gilbert Road Improvements Project, from just south of
Chandler Heights Road to Hunt Highway.
Aerial images of the project area will be posted soon on
our Project Design page.
first phase of the project widened Gilbert Road between Queen Creek Road and Ocotillo Road
from two lanes to six lanes (three lanes in each direction); and the
second phase widened Gilbert Road between Ocotillo Road and Chandler
Heights Road to four lanes (two lanes in each direction). These
phases also included
landscaped medians, bike lanes, curb, gutter, sidewalk, and extensive
work on water, reclaimed water, and sewer pipe lines.
third and final phase of the Gilbert Road Improvements Project includes:
Widening Gilbert Road to four lanes (two lanes in each direction) from just south of Chandler Heights Road
to Hunt Highway.
Landscaped medians, bike lanes, curb, gutter,
sidewalk, and any utility relocations necessary for the improvements.
right turn lanes, bike lanes and Americans with Disabilities Act
improvements, such as installation of handicap ramps at corners, in the
of retention basins in the project area to accommodate stormwater flows.
homes and businesses will be maintained throughout construction.
cautious when driving through construction zones, and please continue to
patronize your local businesses during this construction.
Nesbitt Contracting Co. is the contractor for the project which is tentatively
scheduled to be completed July 2015.