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[EDITORIAL] I-11 suggestion

Posted by   /  April 6, 2020  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Pinal Central Building new interstate highways is very difficult for various reasons, especially the cost and the challenge of obtaining right of way. Expansion of existing routes is challenging enough, with Interstate 10 between Casa Grande and Chandler being a prime example. As that project inches forward, however, the need for an alternative route is […]

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Arizona officials and business leaders urge Congress to provide funding for I-11 project

Posted by   /  December 18, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Chamber Business News Arizona elected officials and business leaders are voicing support this week for new legislation to advance the development of Interstate 11, a proposed highway route between northwestern Nevada and Arizona’s southern border. Interstate 11 Coalition executive director Scott Higginson, coalition chairman John Ragan, president David Martin and board member Glenn Hamer, president […]

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Residents concerned future I-11 from Mexico to Canada would pave over long-standing homes

Posted by   /  June 10, 2019  /  Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

The proposed I-11 would stretch from Nogales to Wickenburg before connecting with U.S. 93, but officials say it’s too early to say whether it would bulldoze any homes in its path. By Joshua Bowling |Arizona Republic Jody and Art Arnold built their home on the fringe of metro Phoenix 55 years ago, but now fear a potential […]

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State commits $155M in funding to proposed I-11

Posted by   /  September 10, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  Casa Grande Dispatch After investing more than half a billion dollars over the past 20 years to turn the primary route between Phoenix and Las Vegas into a modern four-lane divided highway, the state has committed another $155 million for improvements to the stretch of highway over the next five years. Interstate 11 is […]

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Central Arizona College professor has Interstate 11 alternative

Posted by   /  March 26, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch A Central Arizona College professor has developed his own alternative route for a future interstate proposed to run through southern Arizona. Sanjeev Ramchandra, a math professor at CAC’s Signal Peak Campus, has submitted a proposal to officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation that would create the future […]

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Wickenburg Council steers I-11 toward town

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

By Jeanie Williams | The Wickenburg Sun Town of Wickenburg officials want the proposed I-11 freeway to be located east of Black Mountain, close to town limits. That’s the message being sent to all the federal, state and local agencies involved with planning the future interstate. The Town of Wickenburg weighed in on where it […]

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I-11 project brought to Governor Ducey’s office

Posted by   /  December 5, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Hubble Ray Smith | Kingman Daily Miner A delegation of City Council members, department heads and state representatives presented a report on the proposed I-11 East Kingman Connection Project to staff from Gov. Doug Ducey’s office on Nov. 27. The one-hour PowerPoint presentation gave details on the project and what the city is requesting from the […]

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I-11 study progressing as planned

Posted by   /  July 21, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch CASA GRANDE — Results from public hearings held in May regarding a possible future route for Interstate 11 will be available in the next few weeks, officials said. Laura Douglas, community relations project manager with the Arizona Department of Transportation, said: “The I-11 study team is currently working […]

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