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ADOT begins project to improve roadway along stretch of State Route 260

May 30, 2022, 5:00 AM

(Facebook photo / ADOT)...

(Facebook photo / ADOT)

(Facebook photo / ADOT)

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Transportation this week announced its commencement of a $24.9 million project to improve roadways along State Route 260.

The 22-mile stretch west of Heber-Overgaard will undergo a shoulder-width increase on each side of the highway by 5 feet, pavement repairs, drainage system and guardrail improvements, according to a press release.

Shore Bridge Trail at milepost 305 near Heber-Overgaard is the starting point, and crews will work westward toward Rim Road at milepost 282.

SR 260 will be narrowed to one lane with alternating eastbound and westbound travel in between Forest Road 210 and Shore Bridge Trail during working hours through Friday.

Work will take place from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 5 a.m. to noon Fridays with nothing scheduled for weekends, according to the release.

ADOT warns drivers to expect short-term traffic delays. Access to businesses and residences along the stretch will be maintained.

Flaggers and a pilot car will guide motorists past the work sites.

The project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2024.

Check online for a map of the project area.

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ADOT begins project to improve roadway along stretch of State Route 260