Ground breaks on a new corridor to Casa Grande as Maricopa continues expanding
Maricopa’s population and development has been booming and now the city is getting an east-west transportation corridor. This week, city council officials said in a press release that ground had broken on the Sonoran Desert Parkway project, which was originally announced three years ago.
Toll plaza on US 301 northbound will be removed
(Maryland Department of Transportation) Starting on Tuesday, March 15, crews will begin removing the Nice/Middleton bridge toll plaza northbound on US 301, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
Opinion: Wildlife crossings save endangered lives and reduce the cost of vehicle collisions on US highways
US Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. Work starts this month on the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing. Last year, the Annenberg Foundation sponsored the largest spanning overpass of its kind - 210 feet over ten lanes of the 101 Freeway at Liberty Canyon to the tune of $25 million donated to the National Wildlife Federation's #SaveLACougars campaign.