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Southern Avenue resurfacing project to be started in 2020 in Apache Junction

Southern Avenue resurfacing project to be started in 2020 in Apache Junction

by Richard H Dyer | Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent

From left are Lance Thomas, owner of Sierra del Saguaro Resort; Project Manager Raquel Schatz of the city of Apache Junction; and Jim Rains, manager of Bonita Vista Resort. They were at a July 20 meeting on future roadway improvements for Southern Avenue. (Photo by Richard H. Dyer, Independent Newspapers)

Lance Thomas is concerned that plans for widening Southern Avenue to five lanes from Delaware and Ironwood drives will place a sidewalk over utility lines for a housing development he owns.

If there is utility problem that he has to fix, he would have to remove the concrete, he said.

“They’re 6 inches off this whole line and that was for like streetlights and the utilities and if it’s concrete I got to dig it all up and then put it all back. And that’s everybody’s responsibility,” Mr. Thomas, owner of Sierra del Saguaro Resort, 1855 W. Southern Ave., said.

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