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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Full Depth Recycling Coming to Pinal County

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Pinal County Public Works will soon be on the cutting edge of road construction technology as we introduce the Full Depth Recycling process to the county.

FDR takes the existing road, pulverizes it, and uses the material to construct a new road base. This ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Gold Canyon Community Cleanup

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In Pinal County's first-ever Gold Canyon Community Cleanup on January 8, 2024, 130 vehicles from the local area brought trash, filling four 40-yard containers. Highlights included 60 yards of metal, 100 tires, and 4 refrigerators.

The cleanup was presented...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Pinal County and the City of Apache Junction Approve Creation of Superstition Basin

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The city of Apache Junction and the Pinal County Flood Control District have approved the creation of Superstition Basin, a stormwater retention area that will help reduce the impacts of flooding events in downtown Apache Junction.

Under the plan passed by...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

2023 Pinal County Safety Road-eo

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On December 14, 2023, Pinal County Development Services hosted its 30th Annual Safety Road-eo. This heavy machinery competition brings together agencies from all over the county and state. Over 350 competitors and volunteers, Pinal County management, and ...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 21, 2023

Sandbag Information and Locations Ahead of the Expected Rain

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Sandbags are available for Pinal County Residents. Pinal County will only provide sandbags and sand. You will need to bring your own shovel to load the bags. There is a limit of 25 bags per household. Click on the flyer below for locations and hours and t...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Notice: The Pinal County Mammoth Office Closed Nov. 22-24th

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The Pinal County Development Services Mammoth Office will be closed on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, November 22-24, 2023, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

For questions, call the Citizen Contact Center at 520-509-3555.

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Public Works
Posted on: October 27, 2023

Adopt a County Road Volunteer Recognition

Adopt a County Road Volunteer Recognition

As a way of saying thank you, Pinal County Development Services is recognizing our longstanding volunteer groups in the Adopt A County Road Program. Each group we recognize will get a sign placed at their cleanup site for every five years of service. Thes...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 20, 2023

Right of Way Road Maintenance

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Did you know? Pinal County Development Services maintains the rights-of-way on all county-maintained roads, including vegetation control, allowing motorists to clearly see road signs and ensure shoulders are clear zones, safe for motorists to pull over.

If...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 20, 2023

Sleepy Hollow Trail & Peralta Canyon Way Presentation

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In an effort to hear from residents in the area, Pinal County Development Services held a meeting in Gold Canyon on October 19, 2023, to discuss traffic-claiming options along Sleepy Hollow Trail and in the Peralta Canyon community. We had an informative ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 26, 2023

Public Meetings for Central Arizona Parkway

Central Arizona Parkway News Flash

In an effort to inform the public and to receive feedback, Pinal County will be hosting two public meetings regarding the extension of State Route 24 and the Central Arizona Parkway. 

Public Meetings on Central Arizona Parkway

When: Oct. 16th&n...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 16, 2023

TAC Member Spotlight Maxine Brown

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The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) consists of ten appointed community volunteers of Pinal County and is the recommending body to the Pinal County Board of Supervisors on transportation planning, construction, and maintenance projects. 

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Public Works
Posted on: September 6, 2023

ADOT Seeking Input on the Next Phase of the North-South Freeway Plan

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Arizona Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Pinal County, is beginning the next phase of study for the proposed north-south freeway segment between Florence and Apache Junction.

This includes three public meetings to be held in mid-September ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

Monsoon Season Safety

Turn Around Don't Drown

Monsoon storms in Arizona can come without much warning and are unpredictable. When our Pinal County Public Works Maintenance crews get called out, they determine which roads may be too dangerous to cross and place warning signs accordingly. It only takes...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 25, 2023

Pinal County Flood Monitoring Systems Provide Critical Data to Predict Potential Floods

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Did you know the Pinal County Flood Control District operates and maintains 48 Flood Monitoring Stations throughout the county and beyond? These stations give real-time data to predict the possibility of flooding. We use these to determine whether to issu...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 13, 2023

Pinal County ‘Preserving Our Future’ Highlights Vital Construction

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Grey Gartin, Arizona Capitol Times 

The Pinal County Public Works Department has launched a public awareness campaign to inform residents of the half-cent road excise tax on the ballot and its implications for transportation maintenance and projec...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 27, 2023

TAC Member Spotlight Kevin Louis

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The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) consists of ten appointed community volunteers of Pinal County and is the recommending body to the Pinal County Board of Supervisors on transportation planning, construction, and maintenance projects. 

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Hunt Highway Project

Hunt Highway Project Spotlight

With the help of “the pothole tax,” Pinal County was able to transform Hunt Highway from a two-lane road with flooding issues into a major thoroughfare that not only relieved congestion but also serves as an economic driver for the region. As a joint proj...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Pinal County Launches “Preserving Our Future” Public Awareness Campaign

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FLORENCE – To mark the beginning of the “Preserving Our Future” public awareness campaign, Pinal County Public Works will be installing road signs to mark projects which were funded by the county’s half-cent excise tax. These signs will be installed along...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Roadwork on Gantzel Road and Painted Desert Drive

Roadwork Alert - Gantzel/Painted Desert

Roadwork will take place on Gantzel Road and Painted Desert Dr. intersection beginning Tuesday, May 30th through January 1st, 2024. This will be day work to install a traffic signal. There will be a speed reduction and lane closure for northbound and sout...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Traffic Improvements for Hunt Highway and Arizona Farms Road Underway

Temporary Signals at Hunt Hwy and Arizona Farms Rd

One of the ways we are Preserving Pinal is to improve and repair the intersection of Hunt Highway and Arizona Farms Road. Rapid growth has made these improvements necessary for traffic and safety issues. Phase 1 will install a left turn lane on southbound...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

How to Fill and Place Your Sandbags Around Your Property

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Public Works Highway Maintenance Foreman Rob Lawson explains how you call fill sandbags at Pinal County Public Works yards, and how you would place them around your home in the event of flooding. See the locations where sandbags are available below.&n...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

What Makes Pinal County Move?

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The most asked question we get is, “I pay my property tax, why can’t you build a road with it?” The simple answer is that property taxes don’t pay for roads in Pinal County. Here is a short video explaining how our ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Preserving Our Future - History of the Transportation Improvement & Maintenance Program (TIMP)

Preserving Our Future

Pinal County’s half-cent road excise tax was passed in 1986 and renewed in 2005. Sometimes called the “pothole tax,” this local funding is used to preserve and build our roads throughout our region. This tax is the only fundi...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Pinal, cities rely on 1/2-cent roads tax

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Pinal Central Article from reporter Mark Cowling

FLORENCE — People who shop in Pinal County have been paying a half-cent sales tax to repair the roads for almost 40 years. Voters must agree to renew it every 20 years, and county officials are alr...

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Posted on: May 6, 2023

As roads deteriorate, how will Pinal County solve its transportation tax conundrum?

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Arizona Republic Traffic Article from reporter Sasha Hupka

Every weekday morning, nearly 60% of Pinal County's commuters pilgrimage across county lines.

Nearly three-quarters of working residents there hold jobs in neighboring Maricopa County, according to ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

County Seeks Public Comment on Draft 2023 Five-Year Transportation Improvement & Maintenance Program

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The Draft 2023 Five-Year Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program for Budget Years 2022-2023 through 2026-2027 is available for public review and comment by visiting the county’s website at: www.pinal.gov/TIMP

Updated annually, the transportation...

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Posted on: April 25, 2023

District 2 Supervisor Goodman Gives Update on Hunt Highway & AZ Farms Project

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Pinal County District 2 Supervisor Mike Goodman brings an update on an upcoming project to address a significant transportation concern in the San Tan Valley area. This summer, a left-hand turn lane, and a temporary traffic light will be added to Hunt Hig...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

How Does Pinal County Public Works, Work?

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The most common question we receive is, “I pay property taxes, why can’t you build a road with it?”

The simple answer is your property taxes don’t pay for roads in Pinal County. Here is a short video explaining how our public works budget comes together, a...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 18, 2023

Sun Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization Survey

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Please take a few minutes and take the Sun Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization Survey. The SCMPO provides transportation planning services to the communities of Casa Grande, Coolidge, Eloy, and rural parts of Pinal County. 

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

How Do I Sign Up For PENS?

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Want to be notified in case of an emergency? Be sure to register here for the Pinal Emergency Notification System (PENS.) PENS allows law enforcement, fire, public health, or emergency management officials to notify you in times of crisis or if immediate ...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 16, 2023

Notice: CART Service is Getting Streamlined!

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After intensive research and study, the City of Coolidge operated Central Arizona Regional Transit (CART) system has recently been streamlined to better serve riders between Florence, Coolidge, Eloy, and Casa Grande. Improving service between the County C...

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