The City of Avondale has introduced that the Fairway Drive interchange alongside Interstate 10 is now totally open to site visitors. Drivers taking Fairway Drive south of the freeway can now make all connections to and from I-10 by way of the on and off ramps on the Avondale Interchange.
The primary section of development of the latest $ 30 million site visitors interchange on Interstate 10 west of Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) in Avondale started in mid-February 2019 and lasted about 14 months. The main undertaking features a bridge over I-10 at Fairway Drive, between Dysart Highway and Avondale Boulevard, to assist help financial growth and supply extra capability within the West Valley by full progress. The City of Avondale managed the ultimate section of the undertaking to finish the interchange by widening Fairway Drive from three to 5 lanes between Garfield Avenue and Van Buren Avenue. This work is now full.
The undertaking additionally included avenue lighting, landscaping, strips, signage, panorama irrigation and electrical conduits, a $ four million funding. The undertaking was on schedule for completion in early 2021.
“The Fairway Drive undertaking, envisioned previous to my election to metropolis council, is only one instance of the long-range planning that takes place with respect to capital initiatives. We’re delighted to open it on schedule, ”stated Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise.
The I-10 eastbound and westbound exit ramps at Fairway Drive now present direct entry to certainly one of Avondale's main manufacturing and logistics corridors; give truck drivers a extra direct path to the Avondale Commerce Middle and function a reduction from the excessive journey demand on the Dysart Highway and Avondale Boulevard exits.