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Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


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...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, BLM and Private Land, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Waste Water Conveyance System (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

This report attempts to document, assess, and develop a plan for conserving archaeological resources along the waste water conveyance system for the Arizona Nuclear Power Project. The paper describes 13 sites which were discovered during an intensive survey of the proposed facility, evaluates these sites in relation to the archaeological resource base of the Lower Gila River Valley, and recommends procedures for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on these cultural remains. The survey...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, State, and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System: An Intensive Survey of the Transmission Line and Access Roads (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein. Stanley Granger. Cynthia L. Freeman.

Seven archaeological sites and 26 isolated finds were recorded during a recent survey of the right-of-way and access roads for the proposed Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission Line. The sites ranged from Hohokam camps and special-purpose, limited activity sites to Anglo homesteads of the early 20th century. Other archaeological loci usually consisted of isolated sherds or a pot-drop, though one flaked tool and several pieces of ground stone were also found. The three prehistoric sites were...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line Right-of-Way, Private, State and Bureau of Land Management (Phoenix District Office) Lands, Maricopa, Arizona: Final Report for an Archaeological Survey of the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa, County, Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margaret A. Powers. Mark J. Keane. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

At the request of Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed 500kV transmission line between the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (near Wintersburg, Arizona) and the Kyrene Substation (near Tempe, Arizona). During survey of the 73.3 mi right-of-way, evidences of historic and prehistoric activity were recorded at 10 sites and 43 loci of isolated artifacts or features. With few exceptions, all identified remains could be assigned to the...


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 of the Salt River Project Utility Line Expansion from Lassen Substation (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall.

The document presents the results of archaeological monitoring at the Salt River Project (SRP) Lassen Substation in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was conducted by Northland Research, Inc. for SRP and entailed monitoring for their expansion of utility lines along the Western Canal beginning at Lassen Substation. The project area is located within La Ciudad de Los Hornos (Los Hornos), a Hohokam site. Lassen Substation is on land owned by SRP; the Western Canal and right-of-way is owned...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt River Project Lower Buckeye Road Canal Relocation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in southwestern Phoenix along Lower Buckeye Road at the request of Judy Brunson of the Salt River Project (SRP). The survey was performed in order to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be affected by the relocation of the Lower Buckeye Road canal. The project consisted of six parcels that totaled approximately 7.1 acres (2.86 ha); all parcels, except for Parcel 3, are...


Archaeological Test Excavations at La Ciudad de los Hornos: The Casa Fiesta Location (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Archaeological test excavations have been conducted at a portion of La Ciudad de los Hornos (AZ U:9:71 (ASM)), a prehistoric multicomponent Hohokam village. The field work for this project, sponsored by AMCOR Investment Company, was undertaken during the fall of 1989 by Northland Research, Inc. pursuant to the proposed redevelopment of the Casa Fiesta trailer park. The Casa Fiesta project area consists of a 55-acre (22-ha), triangular lot. Archaeological testing consisted of cutting a series of...


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

In this report, the results of data recovery efforts conducted for the Palo Verde to Pinal West transmission line project at the Gillespie Dam site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM), in the Gila Bend area of the Gila River are presented. The site is a prehistoric Hohokam-Patayan settlement with an overlay of Historic era material. Fieldwork primarily occurred within the construction staging area of a transmission tower. Although covering less than an acre, the staging area contained surprising numbers of...


Archaeology in the City: A Hohokam Village in Phoenix Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael H. Bartlett. Thomas M. Kolaz. David A. Gregory.

During 1982, 1983, and 1984, archaeologists from the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona excavated parts of Las Colinas that were to be affected by the construction of Interstate 10. This research, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Highways Administration, was accomplished in accordance with the federal and state laws that govern and protect our nation's cultural resources. By sponsoring the research at Las Colinas, these agencies...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


Archeological Reconnaissance of Lands Adjacent To Grand Canyon (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George Teague. Carole McClellan.

This project was undertaken to provide a partial inventory and assessment of cultural resources in the Grand Canyon Adjacent Lands study area. This area, illustrated in Figure 1, includes portions of Kanab, Whitmore, Parashant, and Andrus Canyons and a part of the Shivwits Plateau, all located in the part of northwest Arizona known as the Arizona Strip. The study area was divided into western (Shivwits) and eastern (Kanab) survey areas. Archeological survey was carried out in June and July 1977...


The Beeline Archaeological Project (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland. Scott Fedick.

The Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service Company (APS) constructed three transmission lines along a portion of the Beeline Highway on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). SRP proposed to build a new line that connects the Pinnacle Peak, Brandow, and Papago Buttes substations. At the same time, APS proposed to realign two existing transmission lines and move them out of the Salt River channel and onto the north terrace above the river. Prior to construction,...


A Cultural Inventory of the Salt River Indian Reservation, Arizona (1972)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

This document consists of site descriptions for sites located on the Salt River Indian Reservation Lands. Those contributing content to the report include Gerald Bair, Susan B. Belt, Dav Buge, Thomas Cartledge, William G. Holiday, Susanne LaFollette, Minnabell E. Laughlin, Chad Phinney, Erwin R. Ray, Linda Richards, Helen P. Wells, Regge N. Wiseman, Robert York, and Betsy R. Zeligs.


A Cultural Resources Evaluation for the City of Mesa ITS Infrastructure Along Broadway Road, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cara Lonardo.

The City of Mesa, in conjunction with ADOT and FHWA, is preparing an Environmental Determination Report for the improvement of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure. The project will be located within the City of Mesa's right-of-way (ROW) along Broadway Road. Because the project is federally funded, ITS Engineers and Constructors, Inc. on behalf of the City of Mesa, requested that Logan Simpson Design Inc. (LSD) perform a cultural resources evaluation of the project area and...


A Cultural Resources Survey Along State Route 87 Between Center Street and North Mesa Drive on Lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Daniel R. Bontrager. Lyle M. Stone.

In late August, 1988, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. performed a cultural resources survey of an approximately 4700 ft long by 67 ft wide (7.23 acres) corridor of highway easement along the northwest side of State Route 87 (between Center Street and Mesa Drive) for the Arizona Department of Transportation. This study area is located north of Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona on lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Six prehistoric archaeological sites were observed and...


A Cultural Resources Survey and Evaluation for the Construction of Phase I, a Desert Botanical Garden Within Park of the Canals, a National Register Property, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry B. Howard.

On March 24, 1988 a cultural resources survey was completed by Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) for the City of Mesa, Department of Parks and Recreation and Department of Engineering, within Park of the Canals, a National Register Property administered by the City of Mesa. The four areas examined within the park have been proposed as possible sites for the construction of a Desert Botanical Garden. This report is organized into six sections. Section one presents the background of Park of the Canals...


Cultural Resources Survey of a CA 1.19 Mile Long Corridor for a Proposed Drainage Channel Associated with the Agua Fria Freeway (State Route 101L), Located Directly North of the Grand Canal and Bethany Home Road in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bradford W. Stone.

On December 29, 1997, and January 9 and February 20, 1998, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) conducted a cultural resources (archaeological) survey along a portion of the Grand Canal in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was performed at the request of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to determine if important cultural resources were present within or immediately adjacent to the study area which could be affected by the construction of a proposed drainage...


Data Recovery Plan for U.S. West Communications Utility Right-of-Way near Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark, Phoenix, Maricopa County (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Shereen Lerner, Ph.D..

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) is serving as a consultant to U.S. West Communications (US West) for a proposed utility (fiber optic communication cable) right-of-way. The right-of-way is located within the southern access road for the Grand Canal, which passes through Pueblo Grande National Historic Landmark (Pueblo Grande), although the proposed right-of-way is not within the National Historic Landmark boundary. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places...


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


Historic American Engineering Record: Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Structural Components of the Roosevelt Power Canal (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Ayers.

During December 1982 and January 1983, representatives of the Environmental Services and Civil Engineering Departments of Salt River Project consulted with Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) regarding the status of archaeological and historical information pertaining to the Roosevelt Power Canal, a historic canal associated with Theodore Roosevelt Dam. As part of a Central Arizona Water Control Study sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers,...


Historic American Engineering Record: Waddell Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-11 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Waddell Dam, which was the only water storage dam successfully built by private interests in central Arizona. Sponsored by the Phoenix Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, this HAER documentation was undertaken as mitigation for the construction of New Waddell Dam as part of the Central Arizona Project, and the submersion of the...