STATEWIDE ROAD PROJECTS

Girders Go On For New I-10, Sr 87 Interchange Eloy’s new interchange at Interstate 10 and State Route 87 is taking shape. Arizona Department of Transportation crews placed 45,000-lb. girders that will form the deck of the SR 87 bridge, according to an ADOT press release. “The new interchange will be located just north of … Read More…

FLORENCE, GILBERT HOSPITALS CLOSE

The Florence Hospital in Anthem, as well as the Gilbert Hospital, shut down earlier this summer. According to Jeremiah Foster, the court-appointed receiver from Resolute Commercial Services LLC, in a statement posted to the Florence Hospital website, “We regret to inform the public and other concerned parties that Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem … Read More…

GOVERNOR DUCEY RELEASES $38M PLAN

Gov. Doug Ducey released a $38 million plan to purchase more than 280 new school buses in low-income communities across the state utilizing settlement funds from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. School districts with 60 percent or more students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind will … Read More…

AROUND TOWN IN CASA GRANDE

New Sidewalks Going In Pedestrians and bicyclists can feel a bit safer while getting around Casa Grande. The City is installing new sidewalk ramps at various intersections, reconstructing sidewalks across public alleys and private driveways and making spot repairs of existing sidewalks. The work is in the area of Center Avenue to Casa Grande Avenue … Read More…

STATEWIDE ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES PINAL COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS

Three Pinal County economic developers and organizations were recently named winners of an Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) Award. The awards honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and also to economic growth within Arizona. Recipients are selected from a … Read More…