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Monday, December 11, 2023

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...

Charges filed in SR 347 crash that killed Maricopa woman

The Arizona Department of Public Safety has identified the driver of the vehicle in Sunday’s single-car accident that killed a Maricopa woman. According to DPS...

Diamond interchange one of multiple ideas for 347, I-10

The Arizona Department of Transportation is studying alternatives for improving traffic flow and safety at the intersection of Interstate 10 and State Route 347/Queen...
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Victim in fiery SR 347 crash identified

The victim in Thursday’s fiery fatal crash on State Route 347 has been identified. Buford Delaughter, 56, of Maricopa was the driver of the Toyota...

Victim in fatal crash identified

The Maricopa Police Department has identified the victim in this morning’s fatal single-car accident at the overpass on John Wayne Parkway as 19-year-old Santino...
347 Farrell Road crash

Eyewitness describes ‘horrific’ crash that killed 2, injured 2

Two people were killed and two others suffered life-threatening injuries in a car accident shortly after midnight Monday. The driver and a front-seat passenger died...

ADOT outlines plans for SR 347/I-10 interchange

The Arizona Department of Transportation, which is studying methods for improving traffic flow at the State Route 347/Interstate 10 interchange, is proposing a diverging-diamond...
State Route 347

‘Stars aligning’ on SR347 solution as Gila River signals cooperation

For several years, the rocky relationship between the Gila River Indian Community and the Arizona Department of Transportation hasn't done much to advance a...
No more fiddling with cruise control for 347 commuters in Maricopa. [Elias Weiss]

Speed limit upped on 347

The Arizona Department of Transportation yesterday upped the speed limit on slower stretches of State Route 347.  Drivers will now enjoy a smooth 65-mile-per-hour cruise...
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City plans to run ring around congested John Wayne Parkway

Ask Maricopans what improvements are most needed in the city and you'll likely hear a plea to do something about the traffic. The widening of...
SR347 Riggs Crash

Crash kills motorist on SR 347 at Riggs

A motorist was killed on Tuesday morning when a car slammed the back of a box truck on State Route 347 at Riggs Road. The...
SR 347 fatal crash investigation (2)

Details emerge in crash that closed SR 347 Sunday night

Some details have emerged regarding the crash that closed SR 347 northbound Sunday night. The Arizona Department of Public Safety Duty Unit explained the incident...
State Route 347 crash

Girl, 7, ejected from car in SR 347 crash

A 7-year-old girl was ejected from a car in Monday's crash on State Route 347 that closed the southbound lanes of the highway for...

Months-long 347 restrictions start next week

Maricopa residents will shave a couple of minutes off their Phoenix commute by next summer — but not without months of closures leading up...
347 at Cobblestone Farms southern entrance

$4M project to help alleviate traffic jams

The Maricopa City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to approve an intergovernmental agreement with the Arizona Department of Transportation to improve traffic flow near the...

Here’s why you received a Blue Alert on Thursday

If social media is any indication, people in Maricopa are wondering: what is a Blue Alert Warning? Cellphones clanged about 12:35 p.m. Thursday with the...
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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,...

Sonoran Desert Parkway: The rubber meets the road

Construction officially began on the Sonoran Desert Parkway last month, but the road project is hardly a new idea. The first purpose-built parkway in the...

Prepare for SR 347 Restrictions at Maricopa Road

SR 347 RESTRICTIONS LATE THURSDAY EVENING Where: SR 347 at Maricopa Road When: 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, to 5 a.m. Friday, Jan....

Sonoran Desert Parkway opens for traffic

It took $30 million and more than a decade — but for the first time today, Maricopa residents traversed the first leg of the...

Man carjacks woman, child at gunpoint in neighborhood

A woman and her one-year-old daughter were carjacked Sunday by an armed gunman as they drove through a Maricopa neighborhood. The victim had stopped her...
SR-347 Crash

Update: SR 347 reopens 5 hours after serious crash

State Route 347, closed for a serious crash about 6 p.m. Monday, has reopened. The southbound lanes of the highway were closed at Riggs Road...
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8 weeks of roadwork planned for 15 miles of SR347

Eight weeks of pavement maintenance will begin Sunday on a more than 15-mile stretch of State Route 347. UPDATE: The 8-week project on SR 347...

Son, granddaughter of Pinal County sheriff die in crash Friday in Gilbert

A man and infant child killed Friday afternoon in a crash involving a suspected impaired driver in Gilbert have been identified as the son...

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...

City OKs $1M for East-West Corridor right of way

The Maricopa City Council has approved funding to acquire a right of way along Farrell Road for the long-awaited East-West transportation corridor. The proposed parkway...

Postal truck involved in 3-car accident

An multi-vehicle crash shortly after noon involving a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck has shut down traffic on Smith-Enke Road. The westbound lanes are closed...

Gila River wild horses leave drivers in the dust

A herd of wild horses running in the chilly Wednesday-morning weather caused commuters on State Route 347 to stop or slow to take a...

Lane closures set for 347 monument installation

Those looking to get out of or back into the city Saturday morning will face morning lane closures on State Route 347. The city will...
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SR 347 closed due to crash

The northbound lanes of State Route 347 are closed north of town at Casa Blanca Road due to a serious accident, according to the...
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