Transportation & Infrastructure

The facility showcases the FAA’s commitment to environmental responsibility. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and other officials were on hand in late September to mark the inauguration of the new $40 million control tower at Tucson International Airport. The tower was completed under budget and ahead of schedule. The 252-foot-tall structure, roughly twice the height of the previous tower, sits atop a 13,000-sq-ft base building that houses computer equipment, offices and

PHOENIX (AP) — Despite the switch to winter blend gasoline and abundant crude oil supply, prices around Arizona are slightly higher at the pumps this week. PHOENIX (AP) — Despite the switch to winter blend gasoline and abundant crude oil supply, prices around Arizona are slightly higher at the pumps this week. Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.13 per gallon,

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – The first nonstop flight from JFK airport arrived at Tucson International at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. Visit Tucson told Tucson News Now they have been marketing in New York and the Tri-state area for over a month now. They have also partnered with various businesses and organizations to really promote Tucson as a destination and bring all types of travelers here. “New York is

Arizona increases road weight limit

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has begun a year-long pilot program allowing slightly heavier trucks in one of the state’s key transportation corridors, authorities revealed in a press release. Starting September 1, trucks on interstate highways in the Tucson area and between Tucson and Nogales may receive permits from ADOT allowing them to carry up to 83,000 pounds rather than the current weight limit of 80,000 pounds. Responding to requests

Arizona Toll Roads

It may be a four-letter word, but having drivers pay a toll to drive on a road means efficient options for business. It may be a four-letter word, but having drivers pay a toll to drive on a road means efficient options for business. In the West, the multi-lane, limited-access highways are called freeways, in part because there are no tolls. In the East, the same roads have always been