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How remote work has impacted Metro Phoenix commute times

Although remote work was not unheard of prior to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, the ample wave that rose in 2020 continues to ripple through the national workscape. And, although there is still some debate regarding a fully flexible future of work, the movement has so far brought certain undeniable benefits: Whether it has to do with evolving energy costs, health concerns, or investing that time toward more issues of personal value, cutting down on at least some of the previous commute times has been highly appreciated.

Highway I-10 Will Be Closed in South Phoenix This Weekend

ADOT - Sept 30 I-10 Shutdown. If you plan to drive south out of downtown Phoenix on I-10 or come into Phoenix a major section of I-10 will be shut down in both lanes. From the US-60 intersection with I-10 to Loop 202 in the Southeast Valley will be closed at different times and with numerous on and off ramps closed. This will start on Friday, Sept. 30, at 10 PM, according to the Arizona Dept. of Transportation (ADOT).

State Route 88 improvement along 11-mile gravel section begins this week

PHOENIX — An 11.16-mile gravel section of State Route 88 between Apache Lake and the Theodore Roosevelt Dam will undergo paving and other improvements starting this week. The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Tonto National Forest’s project will work to improve the roadway’s resilience during heavy rainfall and limit the repairs needed after flooding, according to a press release.

Driving through the north end of Phoenix? I-17 is under construction

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - If you’re driving on the north end of town, you’ll want to give yourself more time on the road. I-17 is under construction. Construction work at New River Road began on Monday as ADOT crews work on widening a 23-mile stretch from Anthem to Black Canyon City. They anticipate the project to last around 3 years and cost around $446 million. Parts of the I-17 will be blocked off but only during off-peak hours. with lanes closed between 7 p.m. and 6 am. during the workweek.

Here’s how Phoenix aims to transform McDowell Road

A long-neglected stretch of McDowell Road in central Phoenix could one day be transformed with shade trees, enhanced lighting, colorful crosswalks and murals. Representatives from the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department met with the public Tuesday night to discuss the McDowell Road Revitalization Project to bring safety and aesthetic improvements to a section of the road from Seventh Street to State Route 51.

Work to begin Monday night on I-17 improvement project north of Phoenix

PHOENIX – Work is scheduled to begin Monday night on a long-planned freeway improvement project north of Phoenix, transportation officials said. Construction to widen Interstate 17 from Anthem to Black Canyon City and add “flex” lanes from Black Canyon City to Sunset Point is expected to take three years at a cost of $446 million, the Arizona Department of Transportation said Monday.

SR 88 roadway improvement project begins this week

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Tonto National Forest are starting a project this week to pave and make other improvements to an 11-mile gravel section of the highway between Apache Lake and the Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The work includes installing an aggregate base and covering...

New law allows motorcyclists more freedom in stopped traffic

A new law gives a bit more freedom to motorcyclists to get around city streets. The law that took effect on Saturday allows motorcyclists to pass to the front of traffic, but only when that traffic is stopped. Scottsdale police Sgt. Kevin Quon says it’s not limited to taking place...

Last repairs on US 60 water transmission line break to begin Oct. 2

PHOENIX — The final repairs on the U.S. 60 water line will shut down a portion of the freeway for several weeks starting next month. From Oct. 2-28, the eastbound U.S. 60 ramp to southbound Loop 101 and the eastbound U.S. 60 off-ramp to McClintock will be closed, the city of Tempe said in a press release.

Industry Insider: Arizona Allows Lane Filtering

As of last week, riders in the state of Arizona will be able to take advantage of lane filtering, with a wee condition or two to seal the deal. The recent update for the Grand Canyon state was purportedly signed at the last legislative season, allowing riders to change lanes between cars – but only stopped cars, and only within certain speed zones.