Emergency repairs close northbound Val Vista Drive at Chandler Heights Road in Gilbert

Val Vista Drive street sign
Northbound Val Vista Drive is closed at Chandler Heights Road. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Northbound Val Vista Drive is closed at Chandler Heights Road. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Northbound Val Vista Drive is closed at Chandler Heights Road to about 1,000 feet north of Chandler Heights in Gilbert as crews make an emergency street repair.

The repair, which is unrelated to the ongoing Val Vista Drive improvements project going on in the area, is expected to go on through Friday, July 16, with the road reopening by the end of that day.


Crews will work through July 15 to remove asphalt and to remove and replace subsurface materials. They plan to repave on July 16, town of Gilbert officials said.
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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