27th Avenue and Thomas Road Railroad Crossing Improvements

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​Description

This major street improvement project is being completed to improve the safety of the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad crossings at the 27th Avenue and Thomas Road intersection.


Project Highlights

  • Improve roadway approaches at the tracks on both 27th Avenue and Thomas Road, including new curb, gutter, sidewalk, ADA ramps and pavement
  • Install a raised median for access control and to accommodate new gate arms
  • Signal modifications at 27th Avenue and Thomas Road
  • New cantilevers and gate arms by railroad
  • Secure federal railway-highway crossing funding for improvements (Federal Highway Administration Section 130)

Goals of the Project

  • Improve vehicular and pedestrian safety at the railroad crossings
  • Upgrade sidewalks and ramps to be ADA accessible

​Project Schedule

Design was completed in December 2021 
Construction is anticipated to begin Spring 2023

 
Project Contact

Michael A Cano
(602) 262-4054
michael.cano@phoenix.gov​

Updated November 2022

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