Tempe (Geographic Keyword)

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An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Phase III (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn K. Kinsey. Heather L. Pobst.

At the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Washington, D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District (SLD), conducted a survey of archaeological collections and associated documentation generated from archaeological investigations conducted within the boundaries of Indian reservations located in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Site visits and mail surveys were conducted during 2001-2002 to assess the archaeological collections. In the aforementioned states, BIA is...


Archaeological Monitoring and Discovery Plan for a Sign Rehabilitation and Replacement Project on Interstate 10 (Mileposts 145.5-156.3) and Several Crossroads in the Cities of Phoenix and Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Toni Gentilli.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) intends to conduct a sign rehabilitation and replacement project on Interstate 10 (1-10) from milepost (MP) 145.5-156.3 in the cities of Phoenix and Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (Figure 1). In addition to the 1-10 mainline, the project also will include sign installation and replacement on the following crossroads: 3rd Street, 7th Street, 16th Street, Washington Street, Jefferson Street, Sky Harbor Circle, Buckeye Road, 24th...


An Archaeological Survey of Indian Bend Wash (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Cleveland. William B. Fawcett. W. Bruce Masse.

The Indian Bend Wash survey was conducted by Arizona State Museum in accordance with the requirements of a "Scope Work" developed by the Office of Arid Land Studies (University of Arizona) and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The purpose of the survey was to locate archaeological resources within the limits of the proposed Indian Bend Wash flood control project area, to evaluate the impact of the project on the resources, and to recommend measures for lessening the impact on the local...


Archaeological Testing and Evaluation of AZ U:9:48 (ASU): A Prehistoric Hohokam Habitation Site in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott L. Fedick.

Archaeological Research Services, Inc. conducted an archaeological testing program at site AZ U :9:48 (ASU), a prehistoric Hohokam habitation site in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The site is situated on land owned by the Salt River Project (SRP) which has been selected as the potential location of the proposed SRP Central Support Complex. The testing program involved both surface and subsurface investigations intended to evaluate the site in terms of eligibility...


Archaeological Testing at a Portion of La Ciudad de Los Hornos: The Superstition Freeway and Priest Drive Locale (AZ U:9:48 ASM) (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark L. Chenault. Kirk Anderson. James E. Ayres.

SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants conducted test excavations at a portion of La Ciudad de los Hornos located south of the Superstition Freeway on both sides of Priest Drive in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The project area is located in the N1/2 of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4, and the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 32, and also in the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of the NW1/4, the NW1/4 of the SW1/4 of the NW1/4, and in the SE1/4 of the SW1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 33. The testing was...


Archaeological Testing for the Kyrene Expansion Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson.

Archaeological testing was conducted at the Salt River Project Kyrene Generating Station located east of Kyrene Road between Guadalupe and Elliot roads in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The testing took place at the site of a proposed new natural gas-fired generating station adjacent to the existing generating station in the Pole and Tank yards of the Kyrene facility. A proposed new and realigned gas line route was investigated also. The purpose of testing was to determine if significant...


Archaeological Testing of the East Papago Freeway Corridor from 52nd Street, Phoenix, to College Avenue, Tempe, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gary Huckleberry.

Test excavations were performed in the corridor of the East Papago Freeway between November 15 and December 19, 1988. The project area extends from the 52nd Street alignment at Washington Street to College Avenue and is divided into three segments: 52nd to 56th streets, 56th Street to Mill Avenue, and Mill Avenue to College Avenue. The project area is approximately 3 km in length and is located almost entirely within the active geological floodplain...


The Cemetery and Architectural Features of the Stadium Locus of Tempe Plaza (AZ U:9:72 ASU) (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tammy Stone.

In January of 1988, during construction activities in the parking lot of the Arizona State University football stadium, a number of prehistoric features (cultural surfaces and cremations) were encountered. Construction activities were temporarily halted, and salvage excavation was undertaken by the Office of Cultural Resource Management of Arizona State University under the direction of Glen Rice and Paul Minnis (Laurene Montero and Philip Weiss, crew chiefs). Excavation was carried out...


Completion of Archaeological Fieldwork at the La Plaza Hohokam Village Site, AZ U:9:165(ASM), for the Tempe Transportation Center (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Eric S. Cox. A.E. (Gene) Rogge.

The City of Tempe is building the Tempe Transportation Center adjacent to the Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Transit Project that Valley Metro is constructing. The transportation center project includes construction of a “green” three-story building in the western part of the site and a bus plaza in the eastern part of the site adjacent to a transit station. Planning studies concluded that the construction of the transportation center could adversely affect a large Hohokam archaeological...


A Cultural Resources Survey of Hayden Road Between McKellips Road and the Red Mountain Freeway, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey D. Owens.

On 12 May and 14 July 1995 personnel from Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI), conducted a cultural resources survey of Hayden Road between McKellips Road and the Red Mountain Freeway in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. Approximately 23 ac were surveyed for the presence of cultural resources. The project area is approximately 1.0 mi long, and a corridor 29 m (95 ft) wide was surveyed on either side of the pavement of Hayden Road. The Maricopa County Department of Transportation proposes to widen this...


A Cultural Resources Survey of the 6th Street and Myrtle Avenue Redevelopment Project, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright.

On January 16, 1998, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2.8 acres of privately-owned land in downtown Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The project area consists of most of the city block bounded by Mill Avenue on the west, Myrtle Avenue on the east, 6th Street on the north, and 7th Street on the south. The historic Moeur House and Hatton Hall, on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Myrtle, and the Gilbert Ortega and Mill Cue...


HAER No. AZ-8: Photographs, Written Historical, and Descriptive Data for the San Francisco Canal Between 40th Street and Weir Avenue and 36th Street and Roeser Roads, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jay C. Ziemann.

The San Francisco Canal was one of the first few operating irrigation ditches in the Salt River Valley. It was the only privately owned canal south of the Salt and after 1901, it was the principal water source for the seven thousand acre Bartlett-Heard Land and Cattle Company. The canal continues to serve residential Tempe. The San Francisco Canal originally had its head constructed on the south side of the Salt River approximately 1 mile below the milling town of Tempe, Arizona. The canal...


Historic American Engineering Record: Crosscut Steam Plant, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara Behan.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-20 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Crosscut Steam Plant, which provided the first non-hydroelectric power to Salt River Project customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Crosscut Steam Plant facility is located in Tempe, AZ, near Mill Avenue and Washington Street on the north...


Historic American Engineering Record: Highline Canal, South Side of the Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. HAER No. AZ-22 (see https://core.tdar.org/document/393529) presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features. It also...


Historic American Engineering Record: Old Crosscut Canal, North Side of Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-21 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Old Crosscut Canal, which unified irrigation systems near Phoenix's urban core on the north side of the Salt River and contributed to flood control. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Old Crosscut Canal stretched from approximately Indian School Road to south of Washington Street...


Historic American Engineering Record: San Francisco Canal, Between 40th Street and Weir Avenue and 36th Street and Roeser Road, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jay C. Ziemann.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-8 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the San Francisco Canal, which delivers water to portions of Tempe, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The San Francisco Canal was one of the first few operating irrigation ditches in the Salt River Valley. It was the only privately owned canal...


Historic American Engineering Record: Tempe Canal, South Side of Salt River, Tempe, Mesa and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-16 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Tempe Canal, which provides irrigation waters to the Southeast valley cities of Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler, Arizona. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Tempe Canal is likely the oldest canal that is still in use in the Salt River Valley. Moreover, the Tempe Canal Company was the last...


Historic American Engineering Record: Western Canal, South Side of Salt River, Mesa, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred Andersen.

Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. This report, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-22, presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features....


Investigations of Archaeological Sites Along the 500 kV Tonto National Forest Boundary to Kyrene Transmission Line Route, Coronado Station Project, Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Antieau.

This report presents the results of an archaeological survey and subsequent test investigation of sites along the 68 km (42 mi) right-of-way for a proposed 500 KV transmission line from a point on the boundary of the Tonto National Forest northeast of Florence Junction to the existing Kyrene substation south of Tempe, Arizona. The power line will consist of a series of four-legged transmission towers placed at approximately 1700 foot intervals. The right-of-way varies between 30 m (100 ft) and...


A Regional Archaeological Overview of the Montezuma Hydroelectric Pumped-Storage Project, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan S. Burton.

This report provides a regional archaeological overview prepared for the Montezuma Hydroelectric Pumped-Storage Project by the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, under contract with the Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona. Specifically, it is designed to fulfill the archaeological data requirements for the Phase I Regional Study outlined by Wirth Associates, the consulting firm coordinating all environmental studies connected with the...


SRP Facilities and Federal Properties Reconnaissance (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text URS Corporation.

This report was conducted by URS Corporation in January of 2002. It identifies SRP water and irrigation facilities and federal properties that could be impacted by a lightrail crossing. There also are notes requesting SRP identification of features. The areas covered in this reconnaissance include the cities of Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa. Most of the impacted features are gate structures and laterals.


Technical Memorandum: A Consideration of the Tempe and Western Canals (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Simon Bruder.

This report was prepared at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) for documentation concerning the present condition of the Tempe and Western canal segments subject to impact by the proposed Price Freeway between the Superstition Freeway and Pecos Road. Both structures are part of an extensive canal system, identified today as the Salt River Project System, that conveys water for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses throughout the Salt River Valley. The canal...