Kachina Village Projects

Kachina Trail Emergency Guardrail & Roadside Drainage Repair Project

What's New...

June 22, 2022:

  • The Kachina Trail Emergency Guardrail & Roadside Drainage Repair Project is underway.

Project Overview

The Kachina Trail Emergency Guardrail & Roadside Drainage Repair Project the repair and replacement of damaged guardrail and roadside drainage infrastructure along the section of Kachina Trail located about 0.2 miles north of Kona Trail. This project is necessary because the damaged guardrail does not meet current safety standards and the compromised roadside drainage is causing undercutting erosion along the edge of the roadway. Detour information for this project is available above.

The project is scheduled for completion in early July. However, this schedule is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen factors. 

  • Status: Pre-Construction
  • Est. Construction Start: June 20, 2022
  • Est. Construction Completion: July 8 2022
  • Est. Project Cost: $134,430.00
  • Project Contractor: McCauley Construction, Inc.

Ancient Trail Reconstruction Project: Tonalea Trail to Kachina Trail

What's New...

June 17, 2022:

  • The Ancient Trail Reconstruction Project continued on schedule this week with the installation of corrugated metal pipe (CMP) drainage extensions; the lowering of the roadway's existing manholes, and hard rock excavation on the north slope of the project for the new drainage ditch. Subgrade prep for upcoming paving operations is slated for next week. 

Please note that Ancient Trail is closed between Tonalea Trail and Kachina Trail throughout construction to help expedite completion of this project, which is expected to be done by mid- to late-July. As always, this schedule is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Project Overview

The Ancient Trail Reconstruction Project includes the replacement of 0.52 miles of pavement on Ancient Trail between Tonalea Trail  and Kachina Trail.  Replacing the asphalt extends roadway life, increases rideability, and reduces maintenance costs. Funded entirely by Prop. 403, this project also includes shoulder widening and drainage improvements along this stretch of roadway.

  • Status: Under Construction
  • Project Designer: Turner Engineering, Inc.
  • Construction Start: May 23, 2022
  • Est. Construction Completion: July 15 2022
  • Est. Project Cost: $1,287,935.52
  • Project Contractor: J. Banicki Construction, Inc.

Kachina Trail Road Reconstruction Project

What's New...

October 30, 2021: 

The Kachina Trail Road Reconstruction Project has been completed

Project Overview

  • Status: Completed
  • Construction Start: August 2021
  • Completion: October 2021
  • Project Cost: $903,000
  • Project Contractor: Tiffany Construction Co.


The Kachina Trail Reconstruction Project included the replacement of 0.35 miles of pavement on Kachina Trail between Ancient Trail and Kona Trail. Replacing the asphalt extends roadway life, increases rideability, and reduces maintenance costs. In addition, the project includes installation of cinder management measures (aka "Stormceptors") to reduce the amount of cinders flowing into Pumphouse Wash.

  • Status: Approaching Completed
  • Construction Start: August 2021
  • Completion: October 2021
  • Project Cost: $903,000
  • Project Contractor: Tiffany Construction Co.

Chaco Trail Drainage Improvement Project 

What's New...

November 19, 2021:

The Chaco Trail Drainage Improvement Project has been completed.

Project Overview

The Chaco Trail Drainage Improvement Project replaces an existing drop inlet structure on Chaco Trail in Kachina Village, which was undersized to meet demand. In addition, a second drop inlet structure and a connecting pipe were be installed with surface repairs made to the existing concrete swale in order to better facilitate roadway drainage away from residential structures.

  • Status: Completed
  • Construction Start: November 8 2021
  • Completion: November 19 2021