Update: Weather causes second delay of Cracker Barrel Road project


Effects from recent rains are requiring additional work to have to be performed on the Town of Marana’s Cracker Barrel Roadway Restoration Project. As a result, the asphalt paving of Arizona Pavilions Drive and Cracker Barrel Road planned for Wednesday, December 20 and Thursday, December 21 has been rescheduled. Motorists should expect the following impacts along Arizona Pavilions Drive, Cracker Barrel Road, and Hospitality Drive:  

Continuing through Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m., Arizona Pavilions Drive will be closed to all through traffic between the eastbound I-10 frontage road and just east of Continental Links Drive for reconstruction of the Cracker Barrel Road/Arizona Pavilions Intersection. During this closure, the following restrictions will be in place:

·         Cracker Barrel Road will be open for two-way, local traffic only. The road will be closed to all through traffic just south of Arizona Pavilions Drive.

·         Motorists exiting Continental Links Drive must turn right onto Arizona Pavilions Drive. No left turns will be allowed.

·         Arizona Pavilions Drive will be closed just west of the eastbound I-10 frontage road leaving access only to the New Town Buffet restaurant parking area. Motorists must exit back onto the eastbound I-10 frontage road. In order to access other businesses on Cracker Barrel Road or Arizona Pavilions Drive, motorists will be detoured along the eastbound I-10 frontage road to Cortaro Road.

On Friday, December 22, from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., asphalt paving operations will take place at the Cracker Barrel/Arizona Pavilions Intersection. During this work, the movement of haul trucks and paving equipment will impact traffic flow along Arizona Pavilions Drive. Once this work is completed, the intersection will be reopened for through traffic in all directions.

On Thursday, December 28, from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., asphalt paving of the northbound and southbound lanes of Cracker Barrel Road from just north of Cortaro Road to Arizona Pavilions Drive will be completed. During this work, movement of haul trucks and paving equipment will impact traffic flow along Cracker Barrel Road at its intersections with Cortaro Road, Hospitality Road, and Arizona Pavilions Drive and at various business driveways. Flaggers will be present to guide motorists through these work areas.

Traffic control devices and directional signs will be set up to guide vehicles through the work area. The speed limit in the work zones is 25 MPH. Business access will be maintained during construction.

For your safety and that of the contractor’s personnel, please comply with all traffic control devices, flagging personnel, and/or detour signs. Travel time through the project area may increase during construction so please adjust your schedule accordingly. Construction may restrict traffic lanes and create congestion. Taking alternate routes is suggested. 

If inclement weather or other events cause delays, the work may be rescheduled without further notice. 

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