Central District Projects

State Route 88 (Apache Trail)


The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are improving and enhancing roadway safety on 17 miles of State Route 88 located through Tonto National Forest lands, beginning approximately 3 miles east of Apache Junction and ending 7 miles east of Tortilla Flat (milepost 203 to 220).

Construction is scheduled to begin in November 2017, and final project completion is anticipated in late summer 2018. The project will rehabilitate the existing pavement within the project limits, and includes the following:

  • Adjusting roadway curves at six locations
  • Paving selected pullouts
  • Updating signage and pavement markings
  • Repairing the concrete ford across Tortilla Creek near Tortilla Flat
  • Removing rocks to limit rock fall onto the roadway
  • Removing and replacing guardrail
Project Area

The project area is on State Route 88 from Milepost 203 to Milepost 220, near the city of Apache Junction.


For More Information
Email: CCole@azdot.gov
Phone: Call Coralie Cole, Community Relations project manager, 602.501.4899

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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.