Governor won’t commit to funds for bridge where three died
Gov. Doug Ducey won't commit to seek $20 million for a bridge over a creek where three people died last month even as he formally dedicated a $1.7 billion freeway designed largely to help Phoenix area commuters.
US court refuses to block construction of Phoenix freeway
A federal appeals court has refused to issue an emergency order to stop construction of a new Phoenix- freeway.
Arizona picks consortium to design, build Phoenix freeway
The Arizona Department of Transportation has selected a consortium of firms and companies from among three finalists to design and build a major new 22-mile-long freeway in the Phoenix metro area.
State to remove homes in path of Phoenix freeway expansion
Crews are set to demolish nearly 200 vacant homes, clearing the way for the expansion of a metropolitan Phoenix freeway.
Judge refuses to block planned South Mountain Freeway
A judge is refusing to block a planned freeway project in the Phoenix area. U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa on Tuesday denied a request for a pretrial preliminary injunction.
South Mountain Freeway marches forward: $1.9B project’s federal approval spurs variety of reactions
The Federal Highway Administration’s approval of the South Mountain Freeway project last month elicited reactions of frustration, hope and even indifference by some of those affected by the $1.9 billion transportation project.
3 teams remain in running for Phoenix freeway project
Three teams of developers, contractors, engineering firms and consultants remain in contention for a mammoth Arizona freeway construction project.
Feds approve $1.9 billion South Mountain freeway project
The federal government has given final approval to a $1.9 billion project to extend the Loop 202 freeway around the southern edge of the Phoenix area.
South Mountain Freeway proposal to receive final decision soon
The proposed South Mountain Freeway, which would complete the Loop 101 and Loop 202 freeway systems, is expected to receive final approval early this year.
Arizona poised to buy homes on West Valley Loop 202 extension route
Plans for a 22-mile extension of the Loop 202 freeway around the Phoenix area's southern edge are nearing final approval, and the owners of about 200 homes have been told to get ready to find new places to live.
Closing the Loop: Congestion suggests need for S. Mountain Freeway, but environmentalists say no
Building the South Mountain Freeway would mean better traffic flow and air quality than doing nothing at all, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.