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News Briefs: Sunday, March 27, 2011


The Arizona Department of Transportation is working on its 25-year plan for state road and transportation improvement and is seeking public comments. The plan, called "What Moves You Arizona," is required under Arizona law to be updated every five years. ADOT is using a survey on its website, www.WhatMovesYouArizona.gov, to solicit public comments. Following adoption of the long-range plan and based on the investment strategies, yearly decisions will be made in creation of ADOT's Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program that will identify specific projects to be funded. For more statewide project information, visit www.azdot.gov/statewide.


Mohave County Public Works crews will be repairing roads around the Kingman area this week. In the Meadview area, crews will be working on road shoulders and patching potholes on the north side of town. Litter control volunteers will also be picking up trash in the area. In the Butler area, crews will be working on shoulders and mowing between Northern Avenue and Gordon Drive and between Bank Street and Willow Road. In Valle Vista, crews will be patching potholes and working on shoulders and replacing cattle guards on Hackberry Road. Crews will also be patching potholes in Golden Valley on Verde Road from Abrigo Drive to Bolsa Drive and on Teddy Roosevelt Road from Highway 68 to Shipp Drive. Blade trucks will be working all regular routes.


The Bureau of Land Management Lake Havasu Field Office is asking for public comment on a request from Lake Havasu City for 280 acres of public land for a community park and related facilities. The proposed facilities consist of a community park, trails and trailheads, a public golf course, a visitor center, a fine/performing arts center, recreational support facilities, shared parking and related park appurtenances.

Comments should be submitted by May 9 and should be sent to BLM Field Manager, Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406. For more information, contact Sheri Ahrens, Realty Specialist, BLM Lake Havasu Field Office, (928) 505-1200, or by e-mail at Sheri_Ahrens@blm.gov.