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Riggs Road Corridor
Roadway Widening and Traffic Improvements

Program Overview

The Riggs Road Corridor is one of MCDOT’s longest corridor projects, incorporating five projects along one corridor. In partnership with the Towns of Gilbert and Queen Creek, the seven plus mile corridor will create new travel and turn lanes, drainage modifications and traffic safety upgrades.

Program Segments & Schedule

Description of Work Status

This project is designing a three-lane section of Riggs Road between Ellsworth Road and Crismon Road to increase capacity and safety. The project also includes drainage improvements on the north side of Riggs Road as well as sidewalk, curb and gutter.

Completed in Winter 2018

Description of Work Status

Construction work on Riggs Road from Hawes Road to Ellsworth Road. This project widened Riggs Road to four lanes and improved drainage.

Completed in Fall 2016

Description of Work Status

This project is designing a four-lane section of Riggs Road between Power Road and Hawes Road to increase capacity and safety. The project also includes drainage improvements.

Project Budget
Phase FY 19 FY 20 FY 21 FY 22 FY 23 FY 2019 to 2023 Total
Scoping
Design 750,000 750,000
Construction 4,568,000 4,568,000
Project Total 5,318,000 5,318,000

Construction: Winter 2018 - Spring 2019

Description of Work Status

Construction between Recker Road to Power Road is underway. When complete, the finished segment will have new travel and turn lanes, drainage modifications and traffic safety upgrades. These will increase capacity and safety on the roadway.

  • Completed in Fall 2017

Construction: Summer 2018 - Summer 2019

Description of Work Status

The Town of Queen Creek is coordinating the construction of improvements to this unpaved section of Riggs Road from Crismon Road to Meridian Road. The project includes constructing a three-lane road and improving the existing intersection of Riggs Road and Rittenhouse road to meet capacity needs

Project Budget
Phase FY 19 FY 20 FY 21 FY 22 FY 23 FY 2019 to 2023 Total
Scoping
Design 1,750,000 1,750,000
Construction 3,062,000 3,062,000
Project Total 4,812,000 4,812,000
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Project Information: 602-506-3342