To continue our first and second report of expected construction at the Cordes Junction Interchange, posted on 8/12 and 8/15/11, here is the second part of the ADOT newsletter.


from October 2011 – October 2012:

The map highlights areas impacted by Phase 2 construction activities.

A. New bridges constructed on SR 69.
New roundabout constructed.
New Arcosanti Road constructed.
Copper Star Road realigned.

B. New I-17 interchange constructed north of the existing interchange.

C. Stagecoach Trail realigned.
Intersection realigned

D. Bridges and ramps built over I-17 to SR69.

E. Part of new northbound Big Bug Bridge on I-17 constructed.

Traffic will be rerouted at SR69 to southbound I-17 using temporary detours and I-17 crossovers built in Phase 1.

Traffic on I-17 will be restricted at times. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction.

New roadway lighting will be installed.


May 2012 – January 2013

Complete Big Bug Bridge on I-17.

Construct east roundabout [at Cordes Lakes Road].

Demolish existing ramps and construct new ramps.

Reconstruct I-17 south of the existing interchange.

Open new roadway facilities and features to the public as soon as they become available during this phase.


March 2013 – June 2013

Apply layer of rubberized asphalt and final striping on I-17 and SR 69.

We will post updates as they become available.

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