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Dozens of Arizona bridges in “poor” condition

New federal infrastructure dollars could help.

Growing infrastructure in the Tucson metro and the RTA’s role

Voters approved the Regional Transportation Authority in 2006.

Patio extensions pop up at Tucson restaurants

A popular program is providing an economic boost during the Pandemic

"Good Food Finder" wants to build roots between growers and consumers.

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Part of Sunshine Mile to become restaurant with a rotation of local chefs

Rio Nuevo awarded the bungalow project to a local pair who plans to center the block around Tucson's City of Gastronomy status.

New ramp by Mariposa Port of Entry seen way to boost trade

It's expected to shave minutes off of travel time from the port to Interstate 19 for commercial trucks

Broadway expansion work expected to speed up

The city of Tucson wrapped up installing new drainage systems beneath the roadway

Improving Arizona’s roadways and challenges posed

A discussion with the newest member of the State Transportation Board

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden makes 2-day trip in Navajo Nation

Biden meets with tribal leaders, women, business leaders, vaccination workers and children to discuss the needs of the nation.

As more move to Arizona, what “smart growth” looks like

A discussion with Arizona Republic digital opinions editor Joanna Allhands.

Borderlands groups submit list of wall sections prioritized for removal

One of the most comprehensive outlines so far lists roughly 70 miles of wall segments across the Borderlands.

Customs and Border Protection says wall workers winding down construction

After environmental groups released footage showing construction trucks at work, agency says contractors are only securing site.

Navajo plant closure to cost Arizona county $40M in taxes

The plant's owners decided to close it as natural gas became a cheaper source of energy.

Rights advocates applaud Biden's planned review of public charge rule

The 2019 change made it harder for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they used, or might use, government assistance

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

Monitors head to the border after order to halt the wall

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order halting all border wall construction

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