West Valley poised for industry, jobs boom

A new industrial park on 267 acres of Goodyear cotton fields and a large new Surprise manufacturer offer evidence that the West Valley continues to attract employers despite national economic uncertainties. The following new developments are currently in progress:

Goodyear Air park

  • Lincoln Property Co. plans to build the 267 acre industrial park near Litchfield road and Arizona 85. The project will include 15 buildings with more the 3 million square feet.

10 Lincoln

  • The 72 acre industrial park, also being developed by Lincoln Property Group, is near 83rd Ave and Interstate 10, just outside of Tolleson. Five buildings will include more than 1 million square feet.

Southwest Products

  • The company, which manufactures truck bodies, generators and other parts, moved into a 165,000 square-foot building in Surprise’s Southwest Railplex this summer.

 

 

Loop 303 construction updates

 Loop 303/I-10 Interchange

  • Loop 303 is closed between Mcdowell and Thomas roads through fall 2014. Detour: Use Cotton Lane west of the freeway contruction work zone.
  • Cotton Lane is closed between Mcdowell Rd and Garfield Street through fall 2014. Detour: Use Sarival or Citrus Rd.
  • I-10 and off-ramps at Cotton Lane are closed through fall 2014. Access to cotton Lane will be restored via frontage roads stretching between sarival avenue and Citrus Road in fall 2014. Detour: Use Sarival Ave or Citrus Rd ramps to connect to I-10 or loop 303.
  • I-10 westbound on-ramp and east bound off-ramp at Citrus Rd(exit#123)
  • I-10 eastbound on ramp and westbound off-ramp at sarival Ave (exit#125)
  • Cotton Lane is closed in both directions between Indian School and Thomas Rd’s through fall 2014. Detour: Use Loop 303
  • Thomas Rd is closed in both directions between cotton lane and loop 303 through fall 2014. Detour: Use Indian School Rd

Mountain View Blvd to Northern Avenue

Construction of loop 303 from Mountain View Blvd to Northern is now complete.

Thomas Road to Glendale Avenue

Construction is now underway on loop 303 between Thomas Rd and Glendale Ave.

  • Glendale Ave will be closed between Sarival Ave and Cotton Ln until Wednesday, November 27th due to rain. Detour: Use Camelback Rd.
  • Bethany Home rd. will be closed between Cotton Ln and Loop 303 starting Dec.23 for approx. two months. Detour: Use Bethany Home Rd.

Attention: Construction of Northern Pkwy is underway between Dysart Rd and Sarival Ave, and some local street closures/restrictions are planned. ADOT recommends you review MCDOT’s project information for the most current news and for information about possible impacts near the work zone.

Sun City Roadway Rehabilitabtion 99th Avenue, Tarrytown Ave to Coggins Drive

ROADWORK AHEAD!

Sun City, AZ— Starting Monday, August 26th 2013, The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) contractor will be performing roadway maintenance and rehabilitation activities on 99th Ave. between Tarrytown Ave and Coggins Dr.. Work will include milling (grinding) the asphalt pavement followed by the installation  of a “roadway quieting” surface treatment using “rubberized” asphalt overlay paving process which uses recycled pulverized tires from waste management and landfill sites throughout the southwest. Project completion is scheduled for mid- September 2013.

Work Zone Traffic Restrictions

Traffic lane restrictions are anticipated. During construction, access to and from driveways and side streets will be impeded for brief periods to facilitate milling and paving activities. Please allow yourself extra time when driving through construction areas, as there may be traffic delays. Access will be maintained for residents, businesses and emergency vehicles at all times.  Thank you for your patience.

Construction Work Hours:

Work hours will be 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday , weather permitting . Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Safety First

Please obey the traffic signs and flagmen when driving through the area and do not move any barricades. Barricades are placed for your safety and the safety of others.

Call For Information

We are here to help in any way that we can. If you have questions or need more info regarding this project, please call the MCDOT 24- hour construction hotline at

(480) 350- 9288

 

Banner Buying Surgery Center

Banner Health is acquiring full ownership of the Union Hills Surgery Center in Glendale and will rename it Banner Del E. Webb Surgery Center.

The center will function as the outpatient surgery department for the Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in nearby  Sun City West.

The surgery center, 18301 N. 79th Ave., Suite E-150, Glendale, will allow the Center to consolidate some of its outpatient surgeries, providing inpatient surgical capacity within the hospital’s 10 operating rooms.

Banner Health will invest more than $900,000 into the surgery center over the next few months. The improvements are projected to be completed in early September.

Terminix Pest Control bringing 300 jobs to Westgate

Memphis-based pest-control company Terminix is opening a call center at the Westgate Entertainment District in October.  This will be the largest tenant that has occupied the office space at Westgate since it’s opening seven years ago.

A job fair will be held by Terminix later in the summer and will release information on available positions at that time.