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Arizona Projects 01-13-17

Credit: Yuma Sun


1. Vintage Partners has begun construction south of Fry’s Marketplace on John Wayne Parkway after a years long struggle to develop the site.

2. Food for Families in Bullhead City has broken ground on a 4KSF facility. An Affiliate of St. Mary’s Food Bank, Food for Families is the area’s largest emergency food provider.

3. To help keep Ahwatukee Foothills traffic moving during construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, ADOT will begin widening the eastbound lanes of Pecos Road on Jan. 16 to accommodate two-way traffic. During construction of the interim roadway, Pecos Road may be narrowed to one lane in each direction on weekdays, and several weekend closures will be necessary to relocate utilities, install temporary traffic signals, restripe the roadway and place barricades.

4. Agua Fria Union High School District #216 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the District’s fifth high school on January 12 at the NWC of Bethany Home Road and Perryville Road in Maricopa County, Ariz. The event featured virtual tours, allowing guests to experience the facility and see the types of modern learning spaces featured throughout the campus. DLR Group’s design for the 1,600-student school creates a next generation educational experience for students, staff, business partners, and community members.

Progress Reports

5. Work is approximately 70 percent complete on the new Somerton City Hall, according to a statement by City Administrator Bill Lee in the Yuma Sun. GC LPC Construction of Yuma is overseeing the 13KSF development, which should be finished by the spring.


6. LGE Design Build has completed construction on The Stone Collection’s first Phoenix office, 4101 S. 38th St., featuring a 12.5KSF showroom, collaborative workspaces, a conference room and private offices.

7. APS has flipped the switch on the company’s largest solar plant. The Red Rock Solar Plant is located in Red Rock, behind the APS Saguaro Natural Gas Power Plant off I-10, north of Marana.

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