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Groundbreaking for light rail extension

by in Business News

Ground will be broken Saturday on a project to extend metro Phoenix’s light rail system by three miles. The new section of line will be built on 19th Avenue in Phoenix from Montebello Avenue northward to Dunlap Avenue. Construction will begin Monday. The $300 million project is slated to be completed in late 2015 or… Read More →

LaHood visits Mesa to unveil $75M for light rail


U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has unveiled $75 million in federal funding to help build a three-mile light rail extension connecting Phoenix and Tempe. LaHood took part Friday in a grant signing ceremony in Mesa and said the light rail extension helps fast-growing cities in Arizona. The new Central Mesa Extension, operated by Valley… Read More →