Ada County Highway District

Eagle Road, Amity Road to Victory Road

Construction Began November 19th on Eagle Road, Amity to Victory Project

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 May 10th to August 8th: The Eagle and Amity intersection will be closed 

Beginning May 10th, the Eagle and Amity intersection will be closed while crews work on building the expanded roundabout. Here is what you need to know about the closure. To see a map click here. 

  • The intersection will have a hard closure, meaning no cars will be able to pass through the intersection
  • Local traffic to residences and businesses on Eagle and Amity will be maintained
  • The detour route for all thru traffic includes Victory Road and Lake Hazel Road for east/west travel and Locust Grove Road and Cloverdale Road for north/south travel. 

Please, if you are not a resident of the area, seek an alternative route out of courtesy for those that live near the intersection. 

Construction Update May 11, 2021: The intersection of Eagle/Amity closed on May 10th. There will be a traffic swap on Eagle Road on May 12th. 

Construction Update May 7, 2021: The traffic swap on Eagle Road has been pushed to Wednesday, May 12th. 

Construction Update May 4, 2021: Crews are paving the east side of Eagle Road this week. There will be a traffic shift shortly after that work completes, tentatively expected for the end of this week. Traffic will be moved to the east side of Eagle Road and work will begin on the west side.

 

Construction Update April 22nd: Eagle Road will re-open on April 24th. Crews are finishing asphalt paving and striping at the Eagle/Zaldia roundabout. 

Construction Update April 16th: Utility work ongoing. The pedestrian crossing at Ten Mile Creek is functional. Zaldia remains closed for roundabout construction, anticipated completion by April 20th. Seepage bed installation ongoing and paving is anticipated for April 19th-20th.

Construction Update April 9th: Eagle Road from Kingsbridge Drive to Amity Road is still closed (more info below). Ongoing work includes utility relocations, seepage bed installation, and water line installation. The Zaldia roundabout Is expected to be complete by April 20th.

Construction Update April 2, 2021: Eagle Road from Kingsbridge Drive to Amity Road is closed (see below for details). In addition, crews are working on setting string for curb and gutter on Eagle Road. There is also ongoing utility work. 

Construction Update March 25th, 2021: The intersection closure at Eagle Road and Amity Road will re-open by end of day March 28th. On March 29th, Eagle Road from just south of Kingsbridge Drive to Amity Road will close to allow for work on the Zaldia/Eagle roundabout. This closure will last 3 weeks, with an expected re-open date of April 20th. 

  • Local Access (shown in yellow on map below) on Eagle Road will be maintained between Victory Road and Kingsbridge Drive. Local access to Zaldia Drive will be from Amity Road. 
  • The detour routes (shown in blue dashed lines) will be Victory Road or Amity Road for east/west travel and Cloverdale Road or Locust Grove Road for north/south travel. 
  • The hard closure limits (shown in dark purple) will be Zaldia Drive/Lane to Amity Road. No cars may pass thru that location. 

Map of Zaldia and Eagle Intersection Closure.

Please, if you are not a resident trying to reach your home, seek alternative routes out of respect to nearby residents. 

Construction Update March 19th, 2021:The intersection closure at Eagle Road and Amity Road will remain in place until March 28th. Crews are working on irrigation pipe on Amity Road this week.. After that is complete they will do the irrigation on Eagle Road. Once the irrigation pipe is installed, crews will clean up and patch the roadway. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this work. All thru traffic not headed to a home or school in the area should seek alternative routes. Access to residences and schools will be maintained.

As a reminder, the hard closure limits are as follows:

  • Just south of Zaldia Drive/Street
  •  Martinel Way on E. Amity Road
  •  Just north of Taconic Drive
  • Just east of Montague Way on Amity Road

Please Note: There will be an additional intersection closure later this spring, tentatively expected for May to August, as crews construct the expanded roundabout. 

Construction Update February 26th, 2021: The intersection of Eagle Road and Amity Road will be closed starting as early as March 4th for up to two weeks while the contractor works on installing irrigation pipe. Local traffic will be maintained up to Zaldia Drive/Street on N. Eagle, Martinel Way on E. Amity, just north of Taconic Drive on S. Eagle, and just east of Montague Way on W. Amity. There will be a hard closure at the intersection, meaning no cars may pass thru that location. Click here to see a map of the hard closure limits. 

There will be a detour for thru traffic on Eagle Road and Amity Road. Here is the detour map

There will be an additional closure at the intersection to expand the roundabout. That closure is currently anticipated for sometime this spring. More information will be provided later. 

Construction Update February 9th, 2021: Crews will be placing temporary asphalt paving as early as February 9th from Rome Drive to Victory Road. Dartmoor Drive is expected to re-open on February 13th. Then the pipe crews will begin working at Zaldia Drive then Kingsbury Drive. The work at Zaldia Drive and Kingsbury Drive will require flaggers.

Construction Update January 29, 2021:There is ongoing work on utilities, irrigation, stormwater pipe installation. Contractor is working on the pedestrian crossing at the Ten Mile Feeder Canal. There is ongoing excavation along on Eagle Road. Sewer line installation from Ten Mile Creek to Dartmoor Drive.

About the project:

Starting in mid-November the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) will begin construction on the Eagle Road, Amity to Victory Project. Construction is anticipated to be complete Fall 2021.

Work will include widening Eagle Road between Amity and Victory roads to two lanes in each direction, with a center turn lane; constructing a separated 10-foot multi-use pathway for pedestrian and bicyclists; adding a signalized pedestrian crossing at the canal path area; constructing a roundabout at the Eagle and Zaldia intersection and widening the existing roundabout at the Eagle and Amity intersection to a dual-lane facility.

Construction Impacts

Impacts could include lane restrictions with flaggers, temporary closures, general construction noise, dust, equipment back up alarms, and ground vibration.

In preparation for this work, utility crews will be out as early as the first week of November.

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October 2020 Update:

On October 28, 2020 the ACHD Commission reaffirmed its decision to begin construction on the Eagle Road, Amity to Victory Project, including widening the existing roundabout at Eagle and Amity to a multi-lane facility. 

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August 2020 Update: 

Eagle and Amity Roundabout Expansion to be Included with Eagle Road Widening Project

Starting in November the Ada County Highway District (ACHD) will begin construction on the Eagle, Amity to Victory Project. The roadway project includes:

  • Widening Eagle between Amity and Victory to two lanes in each direction, with a center turn lane.
  • A separated 10-foot multi-use pathway for pedestrian and bicyclists.
  • A signalized pedestrian crossing at the canal path area. 
  • A roundabout at the Eagle and Zaldia intersection.

The project now includes widening the existing roundabout at Eagle and Amity:

  • A multi-lane roundabout at the Eagle and Amity intersection with two lanes approaching the roundabout and two lanes going thru the roundabout. The southbound leg will include a dedicated right-turn lane.
  • A separated 10-foot multi-use pathway for pedestrians and bicyclists.
  • Bike ramps at the entrance to the roundabout.
  • Crosswalks at each leg of the intersection with two-stage pedestrian crossings.
  • A truck apron for larger vehicles to use if necessary.
  • Roundabout Design | How do dual-lane roundabout work? Check out this video from our neighbors to the north in Canada.

Why was the Eagle and Amity intersection added to the Eagle, Amity to Victory widening project?

The expanded roundabout was originally intended to be built with new development at the northwest corner of the Eagle and Amity intersection before the roadway was widened. As a result, the roadway widening was designed to accommodate the larger roundabout. However, the new development was delayed and ACHD had to decide either to 1) delay the roadway widening construction project until the roundabout was widened or 2) keep it on schedule and design and construct the larger roundabout as part of the roadway project. ACHD chose to keep the roadway construction on schedule and added the roundabout design to the project on an accelerated time line. This meant that the roadway construction could stay on schedule for November 2020.

As the November construction time frame nears, please watch your mailbox for more specifics on what neighbors and commuters can expect during the road and intersection widening project.

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Materials from the August 27, 2018 Open House #2

Your Comments

Thank you for your interest in the Eagle, Amity to Victory project. The comment period closed on September 10, 2018.

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General Description:

The Eagle Road Project includes widening Eagle Road between Amity and Victory to two lanes in each direction, with a center turn lane, as well as adding bike and pedestrian facilities. The purpose of the project is to improve traffic flow and increase safety for those that walk, bike and drive.

Materials from the April 16th open house


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