Gilbert will modify some intersection to improve safety on left turns


The town is modifying various intersections that were constructed in a way that caused left-run sight distance restrictions. The construction could include reconstruction of medians and conversion to protected-only left-turn signal operation.

Status: This is the second round of intersection enhancements, with more scheduled for the next two fiscal years.

Timeline: Construction is expected to start in January.

Cost: $402,000 this fiscal year; the overall project costs $1.048 million over five years.

Funding: Town.

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Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.
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