Construction is complete for improvements to Gilbert Road,
from Queen Creek Road to Ocotillo Road, which were completed during the
first phase of the Gilbert Road Improvements Project.
Construction has begun for the next phase of improvements, the widening
of Gilbert Road, from Ocotillo Road to just south of Chandler Heights
Road. It should be noted that, while the widening extends to just
south of Chandler Heights Road, construction will be taking place as far
south as Riggs Road for installation of water, sewer and reclaimed water
For aerial images of the project improvements,
visit our Project Design page.
first phase of the project widened Gilbert Road between Queen Creek Road and Ocotillo Road
from two lanes to six lanes (three lanes in each direction), and included
landscaped medians, bike lanes, curb, gutter, sidewalk, and extensive
work on water, reclaimed water, and sewer pipe lines.
current phase of the Gilbert Road Improvements Project includes:
Gilbert Road to four lanes (two lanes in each direction) from Ocotillo
Road to just south of Chandler Heights Road, transitioning to three
lanes north and southbound at the Gilbert Road/Chandler Heights Road
the Gilbert Road/Chandler Heights Road intersection to two lanes in each
direction for Chandler Heights Road.
improvements at the Gilbert Road/Ocotillo Road intersection.
will also include landscaped medians, bike lanes, curb, gutter,
sidewalk, and any utility relocations necessary for the improvements.
right turn lanes, bike lanes and Americans with Disabilities Act
improvements, such as installation of handicap ramps at corners, in the
of retention basins in the project area to accommodate stormwater flows.
homes and businesses will be maintained throughout construction.
cautious when driving through construction zones, and please continue to
patronize your local businesses during this construction.
Construction is the contractor for the project.
work for the "wet utilities", or water, sewer and reclaimed water
pipeline, is estimated to take approximately 4-5 months to complete.
The widening portion of the project is estimated to take approximately
12-13 months to complete, with some of this work possibly taking place