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An Analysis of Cultural Materials from Five Classic Period Hohokam Sites Adjacent to State Route 87 on Lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text C. Marshall Hoffman.

In late August, 1988, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed a cultural resources survey on lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the Arizona Department of Transportation. The survey was undertaken for a project involving the construction of turn lanes. The project area encompassed a 4700 ft x 67 ft construction right-of-way adjacent to the northern edge of SR 87. Five prehistoric habitation sites and one prehistoric canal were identified within the...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable, University to McKellips, City of Mesa Project 00-09 (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry B. Howard.

This report presents the results of a Class I archaeological literature search and a Class III pedestrian survey of the proposed Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable Project, City of Mesa Project Number 00-44. Topographically, the project area is located on top of the second terrace of the Salt River. The Stapley Road Conduit and Fiber Optic Project will create moderate subsurface impacts through the excavation of a utility trench along a 2-mile right-of-away. The area was previously...


Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ U:9:8 (ARS), A Prehistoric Hohokam Site Near Mesa Grande, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

Site AZ U:9:8 (ARS) was initially defined by Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) on April 26, 1985. At that time, Salt River Project (SRP) was excavating a footings trench for a concrete panel wall to be erected around a well site, and the construction crew encountered and reported archaeological remains in one of the excavated trenches. ARS was then requested by SRP to inspect the exposed remains, and to provide recommendations for the disposition of any identified cultural materials....


Archaeological Investigations at AZ U:9:8 (ARS), A Santa Cruz Phase Hohokam Site in Mesa, Arizona (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell.

This report presents the results of an archaeological testing program conducted for Salt River Project (SRP) at the location of a construction site in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona. The SRP project involved the excavation of a footing trench for a masonry wall to surround an existing water well. In the process of excavating the trench on the south bank of the Tempe Canal, SRP personnel encountered prehistoric material in the project area. Construction work was discontinued and SRP requested...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 1: Introduction, Feature Descriptions, Chronology, and Canals (2016)
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Logan Simpson conducted archaeological excavations between February and June 2013 for the City of Phoenix’s Frank Luke Addition (FLA) Project. The excavations were completed within a 9.1-acre parcel situated within the prehistoric site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), a Hohokam village located north of the Salt River. The FLA Project is located within a highly urbanized portion of the City of Phoenix (COP) in the Phoenix Basin, south-central Arizona. Historical documents indicate that the FLA...


An Archaeological Monitoring and Discovery Plan for the Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable, University to McKellips, City of Mesa Project 00 - 09 (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry B. Howard.

This report presents a monitoring and data recovery plan for the proposed Stapley Drive Conduit and Fiber Optic Cable Project, City of Mesa Project Number 00-44. The Stapley Road Conduit and Fiber Optic Project will create moderate subsurface impacts through the excavation of a utility trench along a 2-mile right-of-way. The area was previously developed and is currently a major traffic corridor in the City of Mesa. The Stapley Road Conduit and Fiber Optic is being funded by federal CMAQ...


Archaeological Monitoring of Earthwork Associated with the Relocation of a Portion of the Utah Extension Between Center Street and Grand in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Terry Coriell.

Archaeological monitoring was conducted during subsurface construction activities associated with the relocation of a portion of the Utah Extension (AZ U:9:254 [ASM]) within the City of Mesa. Construction procedures consisted of excavating a trench approximately 0.2 miles (0.31 kilometers) long and four feet (1.22 meters) wide along an alleyway north of and downslope from the Utah Extension. Additional excavations included six areas: one at each end of the trench , one near the approximate...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Relocated Salt River Project Well Site on the Mesa Terrace North of McKellips Road, Mesa, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed an archaeological monitoring effort for the Salt River Project (SRP) in Mesa, Arizona. Monitoring of construction work was conducted over the course of three partial days, from March 31 to April 2, 1997 by one archaeologist. Roughly nine person-hours were expended during the fieldwork. The proposed SRP project area was the location for a new well site, which replaced an abandoned well located within the newly expanded right-of-way for...


Archaeological Monitoring within the Southwest Germann Site, Former Williams Air Force Base, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2012)
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The U.S. Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment retained URS Corporation (URS) to conduct a preliminary assessment and site inspection (PA/SI) of the Debris Area, subsequently designated Munitions Response Area (MRA) XU403, located at the former Williams Air Force Base (AFB) in Mesa, Arizona. The PA/SI was undertaken to determine whether there are munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) or any releases (contaminants), as defined by the Comprehensive Environmental Response,...


Archaeological Phase I and Phase II Data Recovery at Portions of AZ U:10:60 (ASM)-The In-Between Site-Williams Gateway Airport, Maricopa County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael S. Foster.

Under contract to the Williams Gateway Airport Authority, SWCA Environmental Consultants conducted Phase I and Phase II data recovery at AZ U:10:60(ASM)—the In-Between Site. The site is thought to represent a plant food procurement and process locus on the Queen Creek Delta. AZ U:10:60 (ASM) has been the subject of extensive archaeological testing and data recovery. A total of 4440 m of trenches have been excavated at the site resulting in the identification of 13 features, including 2 possible...


Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald. Richard Anduze. Mary-Ellen Walsh-Anduze.

Archaeological investigations at Williams Air Force Base (WAFB), located in southeast Maricopa County, Arizona, were initiated in response to the 1991 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s (the Closure Commission) recommendation to close WAFB following the passage of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (the Closure Act) (Public Law 101-510, Title XXIX). Prior to closure or realignment of base facilities, preparation of an environment impact statement (EIS) was...


Archaeological Survey at Three Proposed Substations in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Hackbarth. Ann Valdo Howard.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey at three proposed substations in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona at the request of the Salt River Project (SRP), Public Lands Division. The survey was performed in order to provide an Inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be effected by the construction of substations at each location.


Archaeological Survey of Red Mountain Freeway (State Route 202) From State Route 87 to US Highway 60, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara S. Macnider. Holly DeMaagd. David E. Doyel. Shereen Lerner. Jerryll Moreno.

In conjunction with an Environmental Impact Statement analysis being conducted for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Red Mountain Freeway east of State Route (SR) 87 by Entranco Engineers, Inc., Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) performed cultural resource investigations of proposed alternative alignments. To assist the initial alternative selection process, a Class I survey, or literature review, was first prepared for a 55-square-mile area. A Class III survey of all...


Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Landfill 12kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) conducted an archaeological survey of 10-ft-wide corridor of the proposed 1.7 mi Salt River Project 12 kV transmission line on lands administered by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). The survey was conducted on 1 October 1993 at the request of Judy Brunson of Salt River Project (SRP). The non-collection survey was conducted under an archaeological permit issued by the SRPMIC. The survey was designed to locate and record...


An Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Thunderstone Training Center, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. conducted a cultural resource survey of a proposed Salt River Project (SRP) training center at the request of Dr. Judy Brunson of SRP. The survey was performed to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed construction. Two relatively recent sites consisting of several discrete surficial trash dumps were identified. Both sites are not considered to be significant.


An Archaeological Survey of the Wheeler-Evergreen 69 kV Transmission Line (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lanita Van Nimwegen.

On 29 January 1991, Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) completed a Class III archaeological survey of proposed pole locations for a rebuilding project of the Salt River Project's Wheeler-Evergreen 69 kV transmission line. As portions of the surveyed area are located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation, a special use permit was obtained for archaeological survey and testing (permit No. 396 269-91). The survey was accomplished in two person-days. No archaeological sites were...


Archaeological Testing and Data Recovery at Portions of AZ U:10:2 (ASM) in South Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Lindly. Douglas R. Mitchell.

This report presents the results of an archaeological testing and data recovery program for approximately two acres of land located in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona. The research was conducted at the request of William Olsen and Gerald Ricke of Mesa, Arizona, prior to the purchase of the land for proposed private development. The artifact concentrations within the parcel are located completely within the boundaries of the S.W. Germann Site (AZ U:10:2 [ASM]), a previously recorded Hohokam...


Archaeological Testing and Recommendations for Data Recovery at AZ U:9:73 (ASM), Located at Sheepherder's Park, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Adrianne G. Rankin.

In November 1988, Mr. Viesturs Kalva, Landscape Architect with the Engineering Department of the City of Mesa, requested a proposal from Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to conduct testing at AZ U:9:73 (ASM) (formerly referred to as AZ U:9:9[ARS]), located within the proposed Sheepherder's Park, Mesa, Arizona. The site is on land leased to the City of Mesa by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that will be affected by activities associated with the construction of the park by the...


Archaeological Testing at AZ:U:9:111(ASM), A Yaqui Laborers' Camp at the Southside Water Service Center, Mesa, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

From May 4 through 8, 1992, SWCA tested site AZ U:9:111(ASM), a Yaqui laborers’ camp that had been located at the Southside Water Service Center, a Salt River Project (SRP). facility in Mesa, Arizona. SRP proposed to construct a utility building on part of the camp. The purpose of the testing was to assess the eligibility of the camp for the National Register of Historic Places and to develop a plan for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on significant remains that might be present...


Archaeological Testing at Site AZ U:9:148 (ASM), Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell. Joseph S. Crary.

Archaeological testing was conducted at the Sunset Colony residential development parcel in Mesa, Arizona. Test trenches were excavated to identify the presence and distribution of subsurface features Nine prehistoric features were identified and a site number was assigned to this area. AZ U:9:148 (ASM) The features included 2 pits and 7 irrigation features. One of the irrigation features, a canal, max represent an extension of canal alignments that were documented in the early part of this...


Archaeological Testing in a Portion of the Germann Site (AZ U:10:10 [PG]) in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cara Bellavia. Ronald F. Ryden. Douglas R. Mitchell.

This document presents the results of archaeological testing within a portion of the Germann Site (AZ U:10:10 [PG]). The project proponent, North Valley Corp Center, LLC, is planning to develop this parcel. SWCA conducted an archaeological survey of the property in June 2006 (Bellavia and Mitchell 2006a). An approximately 53.7-acre area within site AZ U:10:10 (PG), including a 200 foot buffer off of the site boundary, is located on the property of North Valley Corp Center, LLC. SWCA conducted...


Assessment of Cultural Resources in Red Mountain Freeway (State Route 202) from State Route 87 to US Highway 60, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara S. Macnider. Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Holly S. DeMaagd. Jerryll Moreno. Gerald A. Doyle.

In conjunction with an Environmental Impact Statement analysis being conducted for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Red Mountain Freeway east of State Route (SR) 87 by ENTRANCO, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) performed cultural resource investigations of proposed alternative alignments. To assist the initial alternative selection process, a literature review was prepared for a 55-square-mile area. Survey of undeveloped portions of alternative rights-of-way...


Between the River and the Terrace: Archaeological Investigations Within the Red Mountain Freeway Corridor, From Gilbert Road to Higley Road (2002)
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This report discusses the results of archaeological testing at four cultural resource sites to assess their eligibility for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), and the results of data recovery excavations at one of the four sites to mitigate impacts from construction. Entranco completed this project at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) prior to the proposed construction of the Red Mountain Freeway (RMF) Gilbert Road to Higley Road segment...


A Class I Cultural Resources Inventory for the Pinal West to Southeast Valley/Browning 500 kV Project, Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cherie K. Walth.

Greystone Environmental Consultants, Inc., on behalf of Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP), has developed this Class I Cultural Resources Inventory for the Pinal West to Southeast Valley/Browning 500 kV Project (Project) as part of the Certificate of Environmental Compatibility (CEC) Application. SRP contracted with Greystone Environmental Consultants, Inc. (Greystone) to complete the Class I report. The Project includes the construction of one single circuit...


A Class III Archaeological Survey of the Verde Water Treatment Plant on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Oslynn Benjamin.

An archaeological survey of the exposed ground surface that will be potentially impacted by the planned demolition of the existing structures of the Verde Water Treatment Plant (VWTP) to allow the landscape to revert to its natural condition. The Class III survey does not include existing buildings, which are being examined in a separate investigation. A Class III archaeological survey conducted of the exposed ground surface within the area of potential effects (APE) found no significant...