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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Opinion: Tragedy waiting to happen at Porter/Alan Stephens walk light

I live on the corner of Carlisle and Jameson in Glennwilde, which is right at the Porter Road and Alan Stephens Parkway walk light. This...
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No closures on area freeways during holiday weekend

 There is good news for drivers headed to grandma’s house this Thanksgiving weekend: There are no scheduled construction or maintenance closures of area freeways,...

Semi hauling garbage that rolled on SR 238 was trying to avoid crash

The driver of a semi-truck hauling garbage that rolled over on State Route 238 on Nov. 14 told investigating officers the truck overturned after...

Poll: Readers bemoan failure of Prop 469

Pinal County residents had a chance to approve funding for the improvement and expansion of roads throughout the county with Proposition 469 in last...

The Travel ID will be required in 2023

Fewer than six months before the federal deadline for domestic airline travelers to have a federally compliant form of ID, the Arizona Department of...

Reined but not arraigned: Officers chase wayward goat off overpass

A goat, suspected of nothing more than wandering in traffic and causing delays Monday evening, was not apprehended by Maricopa officers, however they shooed...

I-10 down to one lane from Loop 202 south to Riggs Road this weekend

Interstate 10 will be restricted to a single lane in both directions from Loop 202/SanTan Freeway south to Riggs Road this weekend for pavement...
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Transportation Authority OKs plan for $87 million in Prop. 417 tax refunds

The Pinal Regional Transportation Authority Board of Directors on Nov. 1 approved a plan to work with Pinal County businesses and entities and the...

Mayor: Prop 469 would help all Maricopans

As the new mayor of the City of Maricopa, I remain concerned about an old problem that needs to be addressed. Roads and freeways...

Road closures to affect Sky Harbor airport traffic this weekend

Travelers using Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport this weekend will need to plan for extra time getting to the airport from Maricopa. Northbound lanes of...
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Maricopa man on motorcycle killed in crash Wednesday night on SR 347

A two-vehicle fatal collision at State Route 347 and Riggs Road Wednesday night took the life of a Maricopa man. Anthony Valenzuela, 25, of Maricopa,...

Eastbound I-10 closed from SR 51 to US 60 this weekend

Eastbound Interstate 10 will be closed from State Route 51 to U.S. 60 from 10 p.m. Friday until to 4 a.m. Monday, the Arizona...

ADOT launches 2050 long-range transportation plan with public survey

Plan will guide future investment priorities across the state Arizona Department of Transportation has begun updating its 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan, which provides a...

Crash forces closure of stretch of Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway

Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway is closed from Santa Rosa Springs Parkway to Maricopa Groves Parkway due to a traffic incident, Maricopa police reported at about...
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Proposition 469 informational open house set for Thursday

The Pinal Regional Transportation Authority plans a public open house to provide information on Proposition 469 at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Maricopa Library...

The stars came out for Mayor Nancy Smith’s first State of the City address

It was a who's who of Maricopa at the reception that preceded Mayor Nancy Smith's first State of the City address on Oct. 19. Captains...

Good news, bad news for East Valley travelers this weekend

Interstate 10 will be closed in both directions from State Route 143 to U.S. 60 at various times this weekend. Arizona Department of Transportation...

A monumental moment

City finally places its 'M' logo in 347 median overnight An idea that began at a mock City Council meeting in 2018 became reality early...

Westbound I-10 closed from US 60 to SR 143 this weekend 

Delays and detours will once again be in place this weekend on westbound Interstate 10 through the Southeast Valley, according to the Arizona Department...
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Surf park will use water — but not as much as you think

The proposed PHX Surf Park will be a tourist attraction, economic development engine and attention-getter for Maricopa. With two 5-acre surf lagoons, a lazy river,...

Southbound 347 lanes reopen just in time for rush hour after gravel spill

What was shaping up as a rough commute home Monday for anyone coming south into Maricopa on State Route 347 was softened when southbound...

Public input ends Sunday on I-10 upgrades from Loop 202 to SR 387

The final day to provide public comments on Arizona Department of Transportation’s study recommendations for improving a 26-mile stretch of Interstate 10 from Phoenix...

No I-10 closures this weekend, but U.S. 60, Loop 101 have shutdowns

There is good news this weekend for drivers traveling through the East Valley: There are no closures scheduled on Interstate 10. That is not the...

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Oct. 7-10) – Phoenix area

There are no full freeway closures for improvement projects scheduled along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Oct. 7-10), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation....

Hartman Road closure coming Monday for work on new waterline

According to a city social-media post, Hartman Road from Sorrento Boulevard to Farrell Road will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 14,...

New lanes open on eastbound I-10 in Tempe, Ahwatukee  

Drivers frustrated by frequent closures and lane restrictions on Interstate 10 in the Southeast Valley finally have been rewarded for their patience. Arizona Department of...

I-10 to close in both directions in Ahwatukee and Tempe this weekend 

Interstate 10 will close in both directions from U.S. 60 south to Loop 202 this weekend – but at differing times, according to Arizona...

Poll: Readers want to sync, shorten traffic signals

Most of our InMaricopa reader polls have a couple of responses that generate about the same number of votes. But this week we asked...

Eastbound I-10 closed again this weekend

Paving on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 will close an East Valley section of the freeway again this weekend, and Arizona Department of...

SR 238 reopens near Ralston Road after severe flooding from storm

State Route 238 west of Maricopa has reopened, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The highway had been completely closed from State Route 347...