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This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
Authorities say two people suffered critical injuries after a car collided with a light-rail train in Tempe near the Loop 101 freeway.
A group of Gila River Indian Community members have filed a federal Title VI Civil Rights Complaint against the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) for proposing and promoting the building of South Mountain Freeway through South Mountain.
A group of automobile hobbyists took the first steps Monday to quashing the chance of Arizonans having to pay to drive on roads they already paid to build.
A consortium of construction companies wants to build the proposed Loop 202 South Mountain freeway, and the state said the unsolicited plan has cleared an initial review and could pave the way for a faster and less expensive model for road-building.
The Grand Avenue intersection at Bethany Home Road in Glendale will be closed July 19-22 for the replacement of traffic signals, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Anyone with lingering doubts about the need to complete Loop 202, the South Mountain Freeway — along the edge of the South Mountains to connect the West Valley and East Valley — should have been on Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix on Thursday.
A last-ditch effort to gain approval from the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) for the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to go on tribal land instead of down Pecos Road has failed.
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A 61-year-old woman was killed while walking on Interstate 10 early Thursday night in Chandler.
As development of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has inched closer to a reality over the years, the proposed Pecos Alignment of the freeway has been most hotly debated because of the impending destruction to South Mountain itself. But many in Ahwatukee Foothills — on paper a part of the City of Phoenix, but ostensibly it’s own community of nearly 80,000 residents neighboring Tempe and Chandler — are also fearful of the state removing homes, businesses and a church to build the new freeway.
Individuals for and against the Loop 202 freeway expansion through the South Mountain area trickled in and out of the Phoenix Convention Center last week, offering passionate pleas to panel members as the Arizona Department of Transportation hosted a day-long public hearing.
The Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) for the South Mountain Freeway was released on April 26, but as the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) continues to study putting the freeway down Pecos Road a group of Gila River Indian Community Landowners are stuck waiting for answers as their initiative — which could make it possible for the freeway to go on tribal land — is stalled by the Tribal Council.
Construction of the first segment of State Route 24, the Valley’s newest freeway, remains on schedule for completion by the end of the year, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Although no major closures are scheduled along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend, drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place in southeast Mesa:
Access in and out of southeast Mesa, including Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, will improve greatly come fall when construction on a part of State Route 24 is complete — years ahead of its original schedule.
Interstate 10 has been reopened at Riggs Road after a semi-truck rollover shut down the freeway during the Tuesday evening commute.
East Valley students may have another higher education option in the next two years after Grand Canyon University announced plans to open a campus here.
The development group responsible for bringing together the GRIC Landowners, the group fighting for the Loop 202 extension to go on tribal land, say their project and ultimate goal for the community has very little to do with whether or not the freeway extension is built.
State Route 24 construction will require restrictions on Ray Road and Loop 202 / Santan Freeway next week. As construction of State Route 24/Gateway Freeway continues to progress, crews will need to restrict both Ray Road and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) overnight Wednesday and Thursday. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions:
The Loop 202 Santan Freeway will be restricted this weekend between Power and Elliot roads as work continues on a new interchange with the future state Route 24 Gateway Freeway.
The southbound Loop 101 Price Freeway ramp to eastbound U.S. 60 will close from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for guard rail repairs.
As the vote for the Loop 202 extension approaches, Gila River Indian Community District 6 residents are continuing their fight for a no-build option to, as they say, stop pollution from entering their community and to save South Mountain.
Construction on the East Valley's newest freeway will begin this spring, paving the way for a vast swath of desert to transform into a major employment hub.
The nation's largest for-profit university isn't changing its familiar brand, but it is making its presence felt on a grander scale just outside its namesake city.