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Interstate 11

Albert Lannon: Building Interstate 11 through Avra Valley would hurt people, wildlife

Albert Lannon: Building Interstate 11 through Avra Valley would hurt people, wildlife

A two-year planning process by the Arizona and Nevada departments of transportation to prepare for a future Interstate 11 “Canamex Highway” is ending. A May 21 stakeholders meeting in Tucson finalized a draft “business case” for the controversial multibillion-dollar highway.

June 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
"Future I-11" signs go up north of Phoenix

"Future I-11" signs go up north of Phoenix

Saying, “They are just signs, but they say a lot,” the Arizona Department of Transportation erected signs marking the future Interstate 11 corridor between Phoenix and Las Vegas over the weekend.

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Officials: S. AZ bypassed in Interstate 11 planning

At a time when Arizona leaders are expressing renewed interest in increasing trade with Mexico, representatives from Pima County say they are aghast that planning for a new interstate has not included Southern Arizona.

February 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Activist fights proposed Avra Valley freeway

Activist fights proposed Avra Valley freeway

Picture Rocks community activist Albert Lannon is most interested in the way he thinks things ought to be, rather than how they are.

February 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Support growing for Interstate 11 path through Tucson

Support growing for Interstate 11 path through Tucson

City business and political leaders have endorsed the notion of having a new interstate run through the Tucson region, saying they fear the area will become economically irrelevant without it.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Avra Valley residents wary of I-11 bypass

Avra Valley residents wary of I-11 bypass

Some Avra Valley residents are hoping the proposed Interstate 11 does not run through their backyards.

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Huckelberry says new highway I-11 key to Pima County's future

Huckelberry says new highway I-11 key to Pima County's future

A major piece of Pima County's economic future hangs on local governments cooperating to win federal support for the proposed I-11 highway between Casa Grande and Green Valley, said County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, who is pushing to make it happen.

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Supervisors: I-11 plan faces tall hurdles

Pima County supervisors are willing to look at a fresh proposal to build a 56-mile trade corridor. But two members of the Democratic majority expressed strong skepticism about its future.

July 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson may see another interstate

Tucson may see another interstate

A new interstate could loop around Tucson's west side if local officials can marshal community support.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson may see another interstate

Tucson may see another interstate

If built, Interstate 11 would connect at Sahuarita Road, above, and then east to Interstate 10. The above view is looking west on Sahuarita Road.

June 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
SV legislator: Sinister plot is behind toll-highway plan

SV legislator: Sinister plot is behind toll-highway plan

PHOENIX - A Southern Arizona lawmaker thinks the United States could be on the road to losing its sovereignty if Congress funds a new highway from Phoenix to Las Vegas, or the state allows a private firm to build it.

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