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The Arizona Department of Transportation has asked that South Mountain Freeway opponents be required to post a bond of $188,000 for each day their appeal of a judge’s ruling keeps the project on ice.
Plan for restrictions on Loop 202 Santan, I-10 in West Valley, SR 347 north of Maricopa
Mayor Greg Stanton expressed his sympathy for homeowners at two Ahwatukee golf-course communities, but expressed strong doubts that at least one of them would ever again be a home for fairways and greens.
The legal fight over the South Mountain Freeway escalated last week as federal and state attorneys raised the specter of mounting costs to taxpayers if a judge halts its construction. The possible delay in construction would occur while opponents appeal the judge’s ruling against them.
Nearly 500 Ahwatukee residents turned out Aug. 27 to see what the South Mountain Freeway had in store for them.
It wasn’t the happiest of birthdays for its members, but Protect Arizona’s Resources and Children marked a milestone last week amid a flurry of activity around the target of its ire.
Native Americans are escalating their fight against the South Mountain Freeway with a “peaceful resistance camp” on the Gila River Indian Community side of the mountain.
Plan for I-10 restrictions in West Valley, Loop 202 West closure in Mesa
As it continues pre-construction work for the South Mountain Freeway, the Arizona Department of Transportation last week issued a news release that said I-10 motorists will save as much as 25 minutes commuting between the East and West Valley.
The federal government got into the debate over driverless vehicles last week, proposing new regulations and model legislation aimed at smoothing the development of the high-tech cars and heading off a state-by-state patchwork of laws for them.
Loop 101, I-10 restrictions set in West Valley for pavement improvements
Hundreds if not thousands of people drive past a touching roadside memorial to “Kathy” near Baseline and Kyrene roads in Tempe, and probably very few even notice it.
Thank you for reaching out to the public for input on the upcoming South Mountain Freeway. I am writing you as a citizen who lives in the area and will be impacted firsthand by this freeway. We all understand this freeway is coming “for better or worse,” but I’m glad to see you’ll do everything within your power to make it “for better.”
Plan ahead for closures or restrictions along Loop 101, I-10, Loop 202
A group of Club West Golf Club homeowners will focus on buying their beleaguered golf course or finding a permanent source of cheaper water rather than pursue a court fight.
Tiny bits of history were found along the 22-mile path of the planned South Mountain Freeway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Residents who receive mailed consent forms to change deed restrictions to allow development of Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club have expressed surprise and confusion over mention of nearby Ahwatukee Country Club on the form, as well.
The Gila River Indian Community Council has voted unanimously to appeal a federal judge’s refusal to stop construction of the South Mountain Freeway.