The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a potential new route in Pinal County that would link Interstate 10 and US 60.
Held today in Florence will be the first of three public meetings on a North-South Corridor Study to identify and evaluate possible transportation routes.
Past studies, the last completed in 2006, indicated a need for the highway.
The number of Pinal County residents - about 340,000 - is projected to nearly triple in size by 2025. A north-south corridor would make rapidly growing areas of Pinal County, such as San Tan Valley, more easily accessible, said Teresa Welborn, an ADOT spokesperson.
Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/community/pinal/articles/2010/10/18/20101018pinal-county-corridor1019.html#ixzz12lh1Vqse
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