Recker Road project reaches 60% completion

Road work sign
Road work continues on Recker Road between the Loop 202-Santan Freeway and Ray Road. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Road work continues on Recker Road between the Loop 202-Santan Freeway and Ray Road. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Construction for improvements on Recker Road between Loop 202-Santan Freeway to Ray Road is approximately 60% complete.

The improvements will bring Recker Road to minor arterial road standards, including four lanes, bike lanes, sidewalks and streetlights.


Construction, which started in January 2020, restarted the first week of May from a pause with four months remaining. It is expected to be complete in September, according to town officials.

The $3.94 million project is being funded by the town and developer contributions.
By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.



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