Central District Projects

US 60 Left-Turn Bay Extension Projects: Northern Avenue and Bethany Home Road

The Arizona Department of Transportation is planning to lengthen the westbound turn lanes at the intersections of Grand Avenue (US 60) and Northern Avenue and Grand Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Glendale. In addition, ADOT will construct improvements to the BNSF Railway Company crossing on Bethany Home Road and safety improvements on Bethany Home Road between US 60 and 52nd Avenue. The purpose of these projects is to reduce the frequency of rear-end crashes and improve safety at the railroad crossing.  

Scope of Work

The project includes:

  • Partially removing the US 60 raised median, curb, and adjacent pavement at the Bethany Home Road and Northern Avenue intersections
  • Installing new eastbound railroad gate arms and flashing beacons; relocating the existing cantilever frame structure; adding a new pedestrian beacon at the railroad gates; and lengthening railroad track planking
  • Installing new pedestrian ramps to meet the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) requirements
  • Adjusting utilities to the proposed grade
  • Widening the south side of Bethany Home Road west of US 60 with new pavement,adding a new raised median, and installing concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveways
  • Obliterating the existing pavement markings and installing new pavement markings along US 60 and Bethany Home Road
  • Installing new signage along US 60 and Bethany Home Road
  • Installing a new traffic signal on the southwest corner of US 60 and Bethany Home Road
  • Relocating street lights to accommodate the widening on Bethany Home Road
  • Removing the channelizing median island at Bethany Home Road and 52nd Avenue

Bethany Home Road
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Northern Avenue
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Project Schedule

Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall 2019 and last 12 months.

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Public Information

ADOT welcomes questions and comments about this project.

Telephone: Call the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530
Email: Projects@azdot.gov
Mail: ADOT Communications
1655 W. Jackson Street MD 126F
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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Comment on the Draft EA

There will be several opportunities to provide comments on the Draft EA, and all comment methods are considered equal. At any time during the 30-day public comment period, comments can be provided in several ways.

  • Public Hearing
    May 15, 2014 | 5-8 p.m.
    Presentation at 5:30 p.m.
    El Mirage Senior Center
    14010 N. El Mirage Rd.
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
  • In writing:
    ADOT Bell and Grand Project Team
    1655 W. Jackson St.
    MD 126F
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
  • Online
  • By email:
    projects@azdot.gov
  • By phone:
    855.712.8530