SR 85
Project Card
MC 85 to Southern Avenue 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 State Route 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 State Route 85 to better serve current and future traffic volumes.
Schedule
2002
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2009
2010
Voter Approval
Open to traffic
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