The Kolb Rd. widening and reconstruction project spanning from Sabino Canyon to Sunrise Dr. included extensive storm drain improvements, potable water modifications, soil nailing, lightweight fill, and retaining walls up to 19 feet tall. Some of the major difficulties during this project included a very limited right-of-way, maintaining traffic flow during the duration of the… Continue reading Kolb Road – Sabino Canyon to Sunrise
This award-winning project consisted of the construction of nearly three miles of a new two-lane roadway, including a new bridge over the Pantano River. Important project elements included soil cement bank protection, native landscaping, and water harvesting, bike lanes, and five miles of barbed wire game fence. Seven cross-drainage facilities, including a new multi-cell arch… Continue reading Valencia Road Extension Houghton Road to Old Spanish Trail
This award-winning project included three miles of existing arterial roadway widening and improvements, one half-mile of new roadway in the form of at-grade ramps and existing arterial intersection (converted to five lighted intersections), incorporating indirect lefts and at-grade ramps. This high-profile project is located on the most heavily used state route in Pima County and… Continue reading Valencia and Kolb Intersection
KE&G partnered with Malcolm International to create Old Pueblo Segmental Constructors (OPS) to provide the best service to the City of Tucson for construction management of this project. This CMAR project consists of widening existing 22nd St. from Kino Parkway to Tucson Boulevard including two new cast-in-place segmental bridge structures, water/sewer system upgrades, considerable earth… Continue reading 22nd Street – Kino Pkwy to Tucson Blvd.
KE&G working for the Pima County Department of Transportation in conjunction with the Regional Transportation Authority, Town of Oro Valley, and Arizona Department of Transportation; the Ina Road at SR77 (Oracle Road) project is nearing completion. This will be the first ever indirect left intersection to be constructed in the state of Arizona. This intersection… Continue reading INA ROAD AT SR-77 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT
This project consists of improvements for a new 3.2 mile long, 12-foot-wide asphalt multi-use pathway. The pathway starting on the South side of Irvington at an existing crosswalk will continue South across Valencia and link up with Mesquite Elementary School. It is a fast paced project, with limited public impact, and promises to bring a… Continue reading Harrison Greenway Multi-Use Pathway
This project ran parallel to the Pantano Wash between the 5th St. Wash and Speedway Blvd. in Tucson. The project consisted of a 95-foot span prefabricated steel pedestrian bridge, as well as 1,250 feet of asphalt path, decomposed granite paths, a ramada shade shelter, various landscape features, and project artwork.
Roadway reconstruction consists of new median islands, landscaping, a drainage structure, curb, sidewalk, curb access ramps, driveways, and street lighting. New traffic signals will be installed at the Drachman and Speedway intersections and three new bus pullouts will be constructed. In addition, a new water distribution system will be constructed and the old system removed.
This project with a contract value of $12,255,740.00 included 1.63 miles of roadway improvements. A few notable features of this project included two new signalized intersections, 9,570LF of storm drain, five new box culverts and box culvert extensions, 52,000CY of roadway excavation, 7,100SF of cast-in-place retaining wall, 14,000SF of soil nail wall with 19,000SF of… Continue reading CORTARO FARMS RD/MAGEE RD IMPROVEMENTS
Construction of the Valencia Widening Project for Pima County Department of Transportation began on January 13, 2014. The scope of work includes the widening and reconstruction of Valencia Road from Alvernon Way to Wilmot Road, a total length of about 3.3 miles. Valencia Road will be widened from 4 to 6 lanes including the widening… Continue reading Valencia Road – Alvernon to Wilmot Road Project