Public Safety

Residents in the south end of the city, viewed above from the overpass, have seen considerable benefits from the $55 million project, including commercial development opportunities and renewed interest from home builders. Photo by Bob McGovern

By Bob McGovern and Kyle Norby For years, the train tracks passing through town were the go-to excuse for many Maricopa students looking to delay...

The Chevron station near the new overpass has seen business fall off 50% to 60% since State Route 347 was realigned as part of the project, according to its owner.

The overpass is generally considered a huge success for the city, but there was collateral damage for some businesses working in the shadows of...