Oro Valley road project wins award

2014-05-12T10:13:00Z 2014-05-12T11:08:41Z Oro Valley road project wins awardBy Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

The indirect left turn at West Ina and North Oracle Roads has earned regional recognition.

The Southern Arizona Branch of the American Public Works Association named the effort as its 2014 Project of the Year in the category of "transportation under $5 million."

The project was meant to incease safety and enhance the aesthetic appearance of the intersection while handling increased traffic volume.

The Pima County Department of Transportation, Regional Transportation Authority, Town of Oro Valley, the Arizona Department of Transportation and contractor KE&G collaborated on the project.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at pvillarreal@azstarnet.com or 573-4130.

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The Star's Northwest team, Tiffany Kjos and Phil Villarreal, write this blog, which focuses on all of northern Pima County, including Marana, Picture Rocks, Avra Valley, Oro Valley and Catalina; and SaddleBrooke in Pinal County. They welcome contributions via email at northwest@tucson.com

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