On Monday, November 2, the southbound traffic north of the interchange was switched into a paved segment of the median in order to allow a safe work zone for crews working on the construction of a new southbound bridge deck for the Dry Beaver Creek Bridge in that location. The project manager confirmed that the projected completion date of the bridge redecking and ramp safety improvements is still April 2010.
Verde Valley Trail Plan
The presentations of the plan throughout the Verde Valley resulted in the completion of 46 surveys. 42 of those responders considered that improving and expanding trails in the Verde Valley area should be a priority. 41 supported increased spending and use of resources by local governments. Some comments from this group and via emails were: provide trash and recycling cans; river front trail between Cottonwood and Camp Verde; move forward as quickly as possible, surprised at the scope of work, worry about ATV abuse; need to get a handle on illegal ATV abuse; secure trailheads from illegal ATV/ORV use; and provide some wheelchair accessible trails.
Local Trails and Paths Committee
The next meeting of this committee is at Bill Stafford's home, 4245 E Creek Way in Lake Montezuma, on Tuesday, November 10, at 10:30 AM. Everyone is welcome to attend. Currently work is being done to augment the transportation portion of the BC Community Plan and a first project is being discussed.
Roundabouts Safe Use Presentation
On Tuesday, November 10, at 7:30 AM, Carl Burkhalter from the Flagstaff ADOT Division will discuss the proper use of the roundabouts on SR-179 at a Beaver Creek Kiwanis meeting in Montezuma Chapel. Everyone is invited to attend and there is plenty of room. This will be a BYOB bring your own breakfast meeting if you would like to eat during the meeting. Coffee will be provided.
ADOT Public Open House
In early 2008 ADOT began a public participation process to develop a statewide transportation planning framework to provide a vision for the next 40 years. The results will be presented in a short movie, interactive displays, and engaging dialog. The nearest one to us is:
November 12, 2009
3 PM to 7 PM
High Country Conference Center
201 W Butler Ave
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
For more information visit www.bqaz.gov .
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