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The Arizona Republic
Multiple-vehicle crash in Peoria sends 3 people to the hospitalA six-vehicle collision in Peoria at 91st Avenue and Cactus Road has left three
Multiple-vehicle crash in Peoria sends 3 people to the hospital
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
A six-vehicle collision in Peoria at 91st Avenue and Cactus Road has left three hospitalized, authorities said. The accident happened about 1:30 p.m., Peoria police spokesman Brandon Sheffert said in an email. Five of the vehicles were traveling on... Read more
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examiner.com
Amazing archaeological discovery in Tucson soon to be paved overWe know that Tucson has been continuously inhabited for approximately 9,500 yea
Amazing archaeological discovery in Tucson soon to be paved over
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
We know that Tucson has been continuously inhabited for approximately 9,500 years. It’s always exciting to discover further proof of the existence of the people who lived here, how they lived and what they’ve left behind for us to find. A couple of... Read more
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examiner.com
Update on dog who was rescued from freeway medianA little, white dog, who was rescued from the median of a busy freeway in Arizo
Update on dog who was rescued from freeway median
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
A little, white dog, who was rescued from the median of a busy freeway in Arizona, went to her new home over the weekend, reported News 3 Las Vegas. The dog, dubbed "Dottie," had many people who were vying to adopt her following the dramatic rescue... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Surprise spent $60,000 on idea for road art project that won't happenWhen the controversial Bell Road-U.S. 60/Grand Avenue overpass is completed in
Surprise spent $60,000 on idea for road art project that won't happen
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
When the controversial Bell Road-U.S. 60/Grand Avenue overpass is completed in early 2017, it will look much like other highway bridges in the Phoenix metropolitan area. That was not the goal of Surprise Mayor Sharon Wolcott and other city staffers... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Arizonans go head to head on motorcycle safety lawsBy Gabrielle Abbott, Cronkite News PHOENIX (Cronkite) – Motorcyclists who roll
Arizonans go head to head on motorcycle safety laws
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 5 days ago
By Gabrielle Abbott, Cronkite News PHOENIX (Cronkite) – Motorcyclists who roll down Arizona highways agree that riding in the open air is one of life’s exhilarations. The disagreements become sharp when the subject of whether to wear a helmet – or... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Victim airlifted after 2-vehicle crash on Loop 101 near Scottsdale RoadA serious crash involving two vehicles blocked the right two lanes of Loop 101
Victim airlifted after 2-vehicle crash on Loop 101 near Scottsdale Road
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
A serious crash involving two vehicles blocked the right two lanes of Loop 101 eastbound near the Scottsdale Road exit early Friday afternoon. One person suffered serious injuries, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A Department... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
EB I-10 reopens at 40th Street after chain-reaction crashEastbound Interstate 10 has reopened at 40th Street in Phoenix following a chai
EB I-10 reopens at 40th Street after chain-reaction crash
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 days ago
Eastbound Interstate 10 has reopened at 40th Street in Phoenix following a chain-reaction crash that started when a motorcycle had mechanical issues Friday morning. Capt. Damon Cecil with the Arizona Department of Public Safety said the motorcycle's... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
I-10 eastbound closure causes major delaysA crash near 40th Street Friday morning closed eastbound Interstate 10 for abou
I-10 eastbound closure causes major delays
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
A crash near 40th Street Friday morning closed eastbound Interstate 10 for about an hour, creating a miles-long backup, according to Arizona Department of Transportation. The route was reopened shortly before 7 a.m. The closure was tweeted at about... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
3 Phoenix-area road projects to avoid this weekendThe Arizona Department of Transportation has three freeway construction project
3 Phoenix-area road projects to avoid this weekend
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
The Arizona Department of Transportation has three freeway construction projects scheduled this weekend. Interstate 10/ Avondale Boulevard RESTRICTION: Interstate 10 narrowed to three lanes in both directions near Avondale Boulevard in the West... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Dottie, puppy stuck on Phoenix freeway, adoptedADOT supervisor Jayson Winter holds a puppy found on the SR 51 stranded amidst
Dottie, puppy stuck on Phoenix freeway, adopted
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
ADOT supervisor Jayson Winter holds a puppy found on the SR 51 stranded amidst traffic. Video by Thomas Hawthorne/The Republic A pup rescued by Arizona Department of Transportation employees after being caught dodging freeway traffic on live cam is... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Utility work causes closure on Sixth Avenue Downtown drivers should watch out for a closure on a portion of Sixth Avenue
Utility work causes closure on Sixth Avenue
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
Downtown drivers should watch out for a closure on a portion of Sixth Avenue as city of Tucson crews perform utility work. Downtown drivers should watch out for... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Commission approves upgrade to Tucson railroad-road crossing(Source: Pima County via Twitter) As of 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, the road t
Commission approves upgrade to Tucson railroad-road crossing
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
(Source: Pima County via Twitter) As of 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, the road to Mount Lemmon is open with no restrictions. As of 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, the road to Mount Lemmon is open with no restrictions. Westbound I-8 reopens near Gila... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Utility work causes closure on 6th Avenue Downtown drivers should watch out for a closure on a portion of 6th Avenue as
Utility work causes closure on 6th Avenue
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
Downtown drivers should watch out for a closure on a portion of 6th Avenue as City of Tucson crews perform utility work. Downtown drivers should watch out for a... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Slideshow: Feb. 1 snowstorm belts AZ High CountryA winter storm is dropping rain and snow on Arizona, creating hazardous driving
Slideshow: Feb. 1 snowstorm belts AZ High Country
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 9 days ago
A winter storm is dropping rain and snow on Arizona, creating hazardous driving conditions in some areas while resulting in scattered school closures and delayed openings. In northern Arizona, the Arizona Department of Transportation said many... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Repaving prompts ramp closures east of Tucson Drivers should look for ramp closures east of Tucson, as Arizona Department o
Repaving prompts ramp closures east of Tucson
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 9 days ago
Drivers should look for ramp closures east of Tucson, as Arizona Department of Transportation paves an area north of Sonoita. Drivers should look for ramp... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
ADOT: Negotiation With Loop 202 Developer ContinuesOfficials with the Arizona Department of Transportation say the negotiation pro
ADOT: Negotiation With Loop 202 Developer Continues
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 10 days ago
Officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation say the negotiation process with the preferred developer team for the Loop 202 South Mountain extension project will continue into this month. In December, the agency announced it had chosen to... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Storm knocks out power to Valley areas; N. Arizona schools closed, delayedSunday night's storm knocked out power to several areas of the Valley and has f
Storm knocks out power to Valley areas; N. Arizona schools closed, delayed
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 10 days ago
Sunday night's storm knocked out power to several areas of the Valley and has forced many schools in northern Arizona to close or delay start times. A lightning strike left downtown Glendale in the dark for several hours. Lightning struck a power... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Wet winter, more freeze-thaw conditions mean more potholesThis winter's El Niño-fueled storms are leaving the Arizona Department of Trans
Wet winter, more freeze-thaw conditions mean more potholes
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 10 days ago
This winter's El Niño-fueled storms are leaving the Arizona Department of Transportation and drivers with some bumpy reminders of the one-two punch our highways take from Mother Nature and traffic. Usually, ADOT crews regularly examine state... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Heavy weekend traffic expected again on US 180 near FlagstaffThose planning to use US 180 near Flagstaff this weekend should budget extra tr
Heavy weekend traffic expected again on US 180 near Flagstaff
Payson Roundup / Posted 12 days ago
Those planning to use US 180 near Flagstaff this weekend should budget extra travel time as people head to play in the snow, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. With the latest forecast calling for snow starting Sunday morning and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Arizona transportation workers rescue puppy stranded on a busy highwayShe's had a ruff week! Transportation workers rescue a puppy stranded on a busy
Arizona transportation workers rescue puppy stranded on a busy highway
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
She's had a ruff week! Transportation workers rescue a puppy stranded on a busy highway Arizona state worker Gil Estrada spotted the canine on camera on State Route 51 while checking on the condition of the road on January 25 Estrada was miles away... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Utility work prompts 15 minute delays on SW side Sunday Drivers heading out on Ajo Way near Valencia Road can expect slower traffic o
Utility work prompts 15 minute delays on SW side Sunday
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 12 days ago
Drivers heading out on Ajo Way near Valencia Road can expect slower traffic on Sunday morning, as crews conduct utility work. Arizona... Read more
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ABC News
Little Pup Stranded in Middle of Busy Highway RescuedA little dog who was stranded on a busy highway near Phoenix, Arizona, during r
Little Pup Stranded in Middle of Busy Highway Rescued
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
A little dog who was stranded on a busy highway near Phoenix, Arizona, during rush hour has been rescued -- thanks to the traffic workers who spotted the pup on a traffic camera. Operators from ADOT's Traffic Operations Center "watched her try to... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freewayA distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe th
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freeway
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 13 days ago
A distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe thanks to attentive workers at the Arizona Department of Transportation traffic operations center. The pup wound up on State Route 51 near Phoenix during Monday's evening... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Construction worker hit causes closure of eastbound I-10 near Bensonbreaking According to the Arizona Department of Transportation there are no al
Construction worker hit causes closure of eastbound I-10 near Benson
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 13 days ago
breaking According to the Arizona Department of Transportation there are no alternate routes around the crash and... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Tips to catch the shuttle to the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil ShowcasebreakingConstruction worker hit causes closure of eastbound I-10 near BensonCon
Tips to catch the shuttle to the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 13 days ago
breakingConstruction worker hit causes closure of eastbound I-10 near BensonConstruction worker hit causes closure of eastbound I-10 near Benson According to the Arizona Department of Transportation there are no alternate routes around the crash and... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freewayA distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe th
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freeway
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 13 days ago
A distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe thanks to attentive workers at the Arizona Department of Transportation traffic operations center. The pup wound up on State Route 51 near Phoenix during Monday's evening... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freewayA distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe th
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freeway
KIVI Boise / Posted 13 days ago
A distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe thanks to attentive workers at the Arizona Department of Transportation traffic operations center. The pup wound up on State Route 51 near Phoenix during Monday's evening... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freewayA distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe th
Scared puppy rescued from Arizona freeway
KGTV San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
A distressed puppy who found herself stuck on an Arizona freeway is now safe thanks to attentive workers at the Arizona Department of Transportation traffic operations center. The pup wound up on State Route 51 near Phoenix during Monday's evening... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Planned Bell Road interchange near Grand means road restrictionsMotorists will face road restrictions over the next several weeks along Bell Ro
Planned Bell Road interchange near Grand means road restrictions
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
Motorists will face road restrictions over the next several weeks along Bell Road and Grand Avenue so crews can relocate utilities, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The move is needed before a $41.9 million project to construct... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Crash stops traffic on northbound I-19 at IrvingtonbreakingHit and run crash on Golf Links at SwanHit and run crash on Golf Links
Crash stops traffic on northbound I-19 at Irvington
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
breakingHit and run crash on Golf Links at SwanHit and run crash on Golf Links at Swan Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or slowed in the area, and to use 22nd Street or Craycroft as an alternate. Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Hit and run crash on Golf Links at Swanbreaking Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or slowed in the area, and to
Hit and run crash on Golf Links at Swan
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
breaking Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or slowed in the area, and to use 22nd Street or Craycroft as an alternate. Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Crash on Tucson Blvd. and Valencia near the airportbreakingHit and run crash on Golf Links at SwanHit and run crash on Golf Links
Crash on Tucson Blvd. and Valencia near the airport
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
breakingHit and run crash on Golf Links at SwanHit and run crash on Golf Links at Swan Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or slowed in the area, and to use 22nd Street or Craycroft as an alternate. Drivers advised traffic may be stopped or... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sewer repair to slow traffic on Tucson' NW side A Pima County sewer repair project is expected to slow traffic for the next w
Sewer repair to slow traffic on Tucson' NW side
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
A Pima County sewer repair project is expected to slow traffic for the next week on Tucson's northwest side. A Pima County sewer repair project is... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Arizona to install sensors on I-15 bridges in remote areaLittlefield, AZ (AP) - Arizona will use a federal grant to pay for installing s
Arizona to install sensors on I-15 bridges in remote area
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 16 days ago
Littlefield, AZ (AP) - Arizona will use a federal grant to pay for installing sensors on four Interstate 15 bridges in a remote corner of the state. The Arizona Department of Transportation says the embedded sensors funded by a $768,000 Federal... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Grant-funded monitoring technology coming to four I-15 bridgesThanks to technology funded by a $768,000 Federal Highway Administration grant,
Grant-funded monitoring technology coming to four I-15 bridges
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
Thanks to technology funded by a $768,000 Federal Highway Administration grant, four interstate bridges in remote northwestern Arizona, including two bridges in the Virgin River Gorge, will soon be getting real-time monitoring systems that transmit... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Body found in aftermath of Tucson mobile home fireTFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire
Body found in aftermath of Tucson mobile home fire
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
TFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire This is the scene that greeted Tucson firefighters when they arrived at a scene early Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Tucson Fire Department) Officials are investigating... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Bicyclist struck at Campbell and SunriseTFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire
Bicyclist struck at Campbell and Sunrise
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
TFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire This is the scene that greeted Tucson firefighters when they arrived at a scene early Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Tucson Fire Department) Officials are investigating... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sun City resident flees as 2 burglars break inTFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire
Sun City resident flees as 2 burglars break in
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
TFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire This is the scene that greeted Tucson firefighters when they arrived at a scene early Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Tucson Fire Department) Officials are investigating... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
TFD finds body after early morning fire This is the scene that greeted Tucson firefighters when they arrived at a sce
TFD finds body after early morning fire
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
This is the scene that greeted Tucson firefighters when they arrived at a scene early Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Tucson Fire Department) Officials are investigating... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Nogales residents call newly issued travel warnings to Mexico 'ridiculous'TFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire
Nogales residents call newly issued travel warnings to Mexico 'ridiculous'
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
TFD finds body after early morning fireTFD finds body after early morning fire This is the scene that greeted Tucson firefighters when they arrived at a scene early Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Tucson Fire Department) Officials are investigating... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
WB I-10 at Salome Highway reopens after semi crashArchaeological site to open briefly to publicArchaeological site to open briefl
WB I-10 at Salome Highway reopens after semi crash
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
Archaeological site to open briefly to publicArchaeological site to open briefly to public Photo by Tim Eden / Tucson News Now Hundreds of years before Jesus Christ walked the Earth, prehistoric farmers left their footprints in the Sonoran desert... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Man flees police by truck, skateboardArchaeological site to open briefly to publicArchaeological site to open briefl
Man flees police by truck, skateboard
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
Archaeological site to open briefly to publicArchaeological site to open briefly to public Photo by Tim Eden / Tucson News Now Hundreds of years before Jesus Christ walked the Earth, prehistoric farmers left their footprints in the Sonoran desert... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Southbound L-101 at US 60 reopens after fatal crashOverhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundayOverhead utility work to c
Southbound L-101 at US 60 reopens after fatal crash
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 18 days ago
Overhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundayOverhead utility work to cause highway slowing Sunday Drivers on Tucson's south side should beware of possible slow downs on parts of I-10 on Sunday, as Arizona Department of Transportation... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Untied boat catches fire at Lake Pleasant MarinaOverhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundayOverhead utility work to c
Untied boat catches fire at Lake Pleasant Marina
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 18 days ago
Overhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundayOverhead utility work to cause highway slowing Sunday Drivers on Tucson's south side should beware of possible slow downs on parts of I-10 on Sunday, as Arizona Department of Transportation... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Semi crash closes westbound I-10 at Salome HighwayOverhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundayOverhead utility work to c
Semi crash closes westbound I-10 at Salome Highway
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 18 days ago
Overhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundayOverhead utility work to cause highway slowing Sunday Drivers on Tucson's south side should beware of possible slow downs on parts of I-10 on Sunday, as Arizona Department of Transportation... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Overhead utility work to cause highway slowing SundaySouth side drivers should beware of possible slow downs set for parts of I-10 o
Overhead utility work to cause highway slowing Sunday
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 19 days ago
South side drivers should beware of possible slow downs set for parts of I-10 on Sunday, as Arizona Department of Transportation performs overhead utility work. This construction is set to happen in each direction of the highway, between Alvernon... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Crash on southeast side at Houghton and Drexel Drivers are advised traffic may be slow or stopped in the area and to take Ir
Crash on southeast side at Houghton and Drexel
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 20 days ago
Drivers are advised traffic may be slow or stopped in the area and to take Irvington or Kolb as an alternate if possible. Drivers are advised traffic may... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Prep work underway for interchange improvement project Drivers heading out on Ajo Way near I-19 on the south side can expect traffic
Prep work underway for interchange improvement project
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 20 days ago
Drivers heading out on Ajo Way near I-19 on the south side can expect traffic delays for the next few weeks, according to Arizona Department... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Crash cleared on northbound I-19 traffic still backed up Traffic still slow northbound, backed up to Valencia. Traffic still slow nor
Crash cleared on northbound I-19 traffic still backed up
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 22 days ago
Traffic still slow northbound, backed up to Valencia. Traffic still slow northbound, backed up to Valencia. Businesses close down,... Read more
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Payson Roundup
University site work continuesThe push to build a university campus in Payson continues to advance, with arch
University site work continues
Payson Roundup / Posted 22 days ago
The push to build a university campus in Payson continues to advance, with architects and engineers working on plans for the infrastructure and conversations continuing with Arizona State University. Consultant Joe Tyndall reported the status of the... Read more
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