SR-85
Project Card
MC-85 to Southern Ave - New 4-lane divided highway TRAC # H595504
RTP Phase 1 Project Description The project widened State Route 85 in Buckeye between Maricopa County Route 85 (MC-85) and Southern Avenue by one lane in each direction to a four-lane divided highway. Drainage, pavement marking and signage improvements were in included in the project.
Project Benefits Traffic volumes on SR-85 are expected to double in less than 20 years and the 37-mile State Route 85 corridor is the major north-south connection between Interstate 10 and Interstate 8. This project was one of several to widen and improve SR-85 to better serve current and future traffic volumes.
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2002
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2009
2010
Voter Approval
Open to traffic
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