The Town of Queen Creek is currently designing and constructing improvements to several areas of Ellsworth Road, Rittenhouse Road, and Ocotillo Road. Improvements in these areas include the following . . .
Construction is scheduled to begin June 2015 to widen Rittenhouse Road from the existing two lanes to a five lane major arterial roadway. Improvements will also include street lights, bike lanes, sidewalk and landscaping. A public meeting was held on September 11, 2013 for the project. Click here to be added to our E-Update distribution.
Chandler Heights Road/Sossaman Road Improvements Project:
The Town of Queen Creek is currently designing improvements to widen the Chandler Heights/Sossaman intersection to add left and right turn lanes where necessary. These improvements are necessary to provide for safer, more efficient travel in this area. Click here for a project rendering.
Ellsworth Road – Rittenhouse Road to Queen Creek Road (San Tan Historical Society):
This project is in the early stages of designing improvements to Ellsworth Road, from Rittenhouse Road to the San Tan Historical Society, to provide for safer, more efficient vehicular and pedestrian travel in this area.
Ellsworth Road and Queen Creek Intersection:
Improvements are currently being designed to the Ellsworth Road and Queen Creek Intersection to realign the intersection to improve safety and minimize the existing curve.
Ellsworth Road – Germann Road to Ryan Road:
The Town of Queen Creek is currently designing improvements to Ellsworth Road, from Germann Road to Ryan Road, to widen the west side of Ellsworth Road to accommodate a center turn lane. These improvements are necessary to provide for safer, more efficient travel in this area.
This project is currently in detailed design and will include reconstruction of the intersection at Ocotillo Road and Ellsworth Road, a new traffic signal at the intersection of Ocotillo Road and Heritage Loop Road, widening the road to four lanes with a center turn lane, bike lanes, and sidewalks.
Improvements are currently being designed for Ocotillo Road, from Power Road to Recker Road, and will consist of a new two lane roadway in this area. Work currently taking place in this area is not related to this project, but part of the private development off-site improvement requirements.
Ocotillo Road – Crismon Rd to 218th Place:
The Town of Queen Creek has contracted with AMEC to design improvements to Ocotillo Road, between Crismon Road and 218th Place. Additional information regarding this project can be found on the construction page.
The Town of Queen Creek has completed design of the Queen Creek Wash Multi-Use Path, a federally funded project, which will provide an improved multi-use path along the Queen Creek Wash, from Desert Mountain Park to the Chandler Heights Road alignment, a critical link in the Town $B!G (Js trail system. A public meeting was held March 6, 2014 to provide information to interested residents and property owners related to the project, and the link below is the exhibit from the open house which depicts an aerial view of the project area with lines annotating the multi-use path alignment. North is up ( $B”, (J). The QC Wash image is very large and has been broken into three segments for your ease of use. Click on link to open file.
Click here for Queen Creek Wash Image
A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 15th, and construction is scheduled to begin soon. While the wash will remain open for the majority of the construction, there will be limited restrictions to protect the safety of trail users. Construction is scheduled to take approximately 60-90 days to complete.