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On the right track: $55M SR 347 expansion over UPRR

Posted by   /  August 15, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Jennifer Rupp | Construction Equipment Guide A $55 million project in Maricopa, Ariz., is under way, following an extensive traffic and accessibility study. SR 347 is the city’s main transportation corridor through the community, serving as a regional connector to major employment and recreation areas. Traffic averages more than 31,000 vehicles per day […]

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Nevada creates ‘connections’ with historic I-11 first-phase opening

Posted by   /  August 14, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Nevada creates ‘connections’ with historic I-11 first-phase opening RTC, NDOT 15-mile project to save motorists travel time; eventually connect Las Vegas to Phoenix Wickenburg Sun Against a stunning view of Lake Mead at a new scenic overlook, elected officials joined Southern Nevada residents, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the Nevada Department […]

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Infrastructure spending: Which state is falling apart the worst?

Posted by   /  August 13, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall Street | USA Today In the Donald Trump era, the United States appears to be more politically divided than it has been in decades. Still, there are matters of public policy that most Americans can agree on — chief among them is investment in infrastructure. According to a recent non-partisan Gallup […]

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Freeway sound wall ‘fins’ start to take shape

Posted by   /  August 13, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  Ahwatukee Foothills News The Arizona Department of Transportation is touting the addition of fins for the sound walls along parts of the Pecos Road portion of the South Mountain Freeway. Standing at intervals atop the sound wall between 40th and 48th streets, the custom-designed panels resembling fins are “decorative accents inspired by some of […]

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Report: Tests show fully autonomous vehicles not ready for public roads

Posted by   /  August 11, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Tests of vehicles with autonomous technology show flaws that could lead to crashes without attentive drivers, and imply that Waymo’s plan to put fully driverless vehicles on the road in metro Phoenix may be premature. Recent real-world road tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show […]

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Queen Creek host ribbon-cutting ceremony for Crismon Road extension

Posted by   /  August 9, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  Queen Creek Independent Motorists now have an additional north-south option when traveling through Queen Creek as the Crismon Road extension, from Queen Creek Road north to Germann Road, opened Tuesday, Aug. 7, following a ribbon cutting ceremony. The one-mile extension includes one lane in each direction, bike lanes and intersection improvements at Crismon and […]

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Williams council concerned about loss of Route 66 control

Posted by   /  August 7, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Wendy Howell | Daily Miner As a bill to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail moves to the Senate, supporters of the initiative are hitting the road in hopes of garnering support for its passage. On July 12, David Zimmerman of the Arizona Historic Preservation Association addressed the Williams City Council about […]

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[EDITORIAL] Pinal road tax

Posted by   /  August 6, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county Pinal Central Pinal County’s new road tax has been struck down in Tax Court after a lawsuit was filed by the […]

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Tax Court rules Pinal County transportation tax is illegal

Posted by   /  August 3, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent Pinal County might not be getting those roads residents thought they voted for. The tax passed by voters to fund major road projects […]

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Swoop offering flights between Canada and Arizona starting in October 2018

Posted by   /  August 2, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note:News releases are published as submitted unless they contain errors of fact.) MESA, AZ – Next stop: Canada! Swoop, a low-cost airline out of Canada, will be offering flights from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in just a few months. The airline says service from Mesa to Edmonton will be starting on October 27th, flying on […]

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