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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Poll: Readers skeptical parkway will take traffic off 347

The City of Maricopa broke ground last week on the initial section of the Sonoran Desert Parkway, an East-West route promoted as an alternative...

The whys behind weekend highway closures

By: The Broadway Curve Improvement Project Team You only have to work at the Arizona Department of Transportation for about five minutes to understand how...

I-10 to close again this weekend

Eastbound Interstate 10 will be closed between State Route 51 and US 60 (Superstition Freeway) from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday for...

Final state budget has more than $65M for 347 upgrades 

The Arizona Legislature passed the state’s budget for the coming year Thursday, and it contains good news for anyone who travels State Routes 347...

Dust detection and warning system tracks its first season

By Kim Larson / ADOT Communications With its first monsoon season under its belt, data shows that ADOT’s innovative dust detection and warning system works as designed. Monsoon 2020,...

Oversize load to pass through Maricopa Tuesday morning

EZE Trucking of Rialto, Calif., doing business as Rig Runner, will be moving an oversize load through the area very early Monday and Tuesday...

Secure Your Load Every Day

By Kismet Weiss / ADOT Deputy Director At the Arizona Department of Transportation, our guiding principle - what we call our True North - is...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

I-10 closures to impact weekend traffic

Ongoing improvements to Interstate 10 around the Broadway Curve in Tempe will once again cause weekend freeway closures. The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

Several East Valley freeways closed this weekend

Another weekend, another round of closures on area freeways that could impact Maricopa drivers headed to parts of the Valley. Several Arizona Department of Transportation...
ADOT I-10 truck lane restrictions

Heavy vehicle truck traffic restricted to right lane on I-10

The Arizona Department of Transportation has posted signs on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande restricting heavy vehicle truck traffic on the busy...

Restrictions begin at SR 347 intersection

Maricopans who commute to the Valley for work faced a new obstacle Monday morning. At 5 a.m., northbound traffic on State Route 347 shifted onto...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

I-10 to close this weekend near Sky Harbor Airport

The Arizona Department of Transportation says motorists should expect delays this weekend resulting from the closure of Interstate 10 near Sky Harbor Airport. The closures...

Honeycutt Avenue closure set for July 2

Honeycutt Avenue between North Dallas Smith Lane and John Wayne Parkway will be closed on Saturday, July 2 for road treatment work. This closure is...

Letter: The shameful, dangerous contempt for red lights

By Jeff Crane The stench and mantra about Maricopa is not from the lovable Milky Way dairy (the cows are quite happy and so is...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

No closures on state freeways this holiday weekend

For the first time in months, there will be no freeway closures awaiting Maricopa drivers headed to the Valley this holiday weekend. The Arizona Department...

ADOT seeks $300M federal infrastructure grant for I-10 expansion

The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking a federal grant to supplement state funds for the long-awaited Interstate 10 expansion between Chandler and Casa...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin employees clean up SR 347

For the 11th straight year, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees participated in an Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up event. The initiative took place last month with employees focusing...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

More lane closures, restrictions on I-10, US 60 this weekend

Another weekend, another round of closures on Valley freeways sure to affect some Maricopa drivers. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the westbound US...
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Police: Man with 3 warrants for unlawful flight flees officer

A man encountered by police threw his vehicle into reverse while parked at a QuikTrip gas pump, struck an occupied vehicle and fled south...

Council to consider rezoning for big apartment complex amid Porter Road traffic concerns

By Bob McGovern and Jay Taylor Maricopa City Council tonight will consider final rezoning approval for Home at Maricopa, a proposed 536-unit apartment complex near...

Major East Valley freeways to close this weekend

If you’re headed to the Valley this weekend, be sure to allow extra travel time, especially if traveling on two specific freeways. The Arizona Department...

Drivers can get alerts now when Fire/Medical units are active nearby

Motorists can now receive real-time digital alerts when Maricopa Fire/Medical Department vehicles are active near their location. The Safety Cloud system by HAAS Alert protects...

Double-rollover crash closes MCG Highway

Maricopa Casa Grande Highway is closed between White & Parker and Hartman roads (near Pinal Feeding) after a traffic accident. Our drone captured the aftermath:...

Eastbound I-10 closure postponed

The Interstate 10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project team has postponed this weekend’s eastbound I-10 closure between US 60 and Loop 202 because of the...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

More weekend closures on Interstate 10

Drivers headed to the Valley this weekend will once again have to make alternate route plans as the Arizona Department of Transportation will close...

Months of road construction on SR 347 begins

Road construction on State Route 347 that will cause months of delays for Maricopa motorists traveling to and from the Valley has begun. The project...

Poll: huge support for transportation tax redux

A recent poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs survey research firm, found Pinal County residents overwhelmingly support another...

More traffic disruption this weekend in East Valley

For the second straight weekend, freeway closures and lane restrictions could hamper Maricopans’ efforts to travel to the Valley. Road improvement projects will impact travel...

Traffic reminder: I-10 closure continues Sunday

Motorists headed to the Valley this weekend will have to find a route other than Interstate 10. The Arizona Department of Transportation has closed I-10...

Readers agree: add lanes to John Wayne Parkway

It takes something special to get more than 88 percent of Maricopans to agree on something. But last week’s reader poll did just that, sort...