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Eddie Maddock: History in Headlines

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock with a Sedona History in Headlines review. Sedona AZ (June 25, 2017) – How much of a story can accurately be conveyed with a few simple words at the beginning of an article? That, of course, is subjective and best ascertained by those reading the information and forming individual opinions which might thusly be considered as an invitation to objectivity,... 

Sedona Film Festival Out of Concert Business

Sedona AZ (June 19, 2017) – With ten days remaining in a $250,000 matching challenge grant campaign to offset increasing costs and reduce debt, the Sedona International Film Festival (SIFF) is less than $30,000 away from reaching its goal. With underwriting from several generous donors, the matching-challenge campaign and membership drive will run through June 30, 2017. “The response from the... 

Sedona Emergency Responders Busy Holiday Weekend

Sedona AZ (May 30, 2017) – The Memorial Day weekend in Sedona proved to be a busy one for emergency responders. Over the long holiday weekend, Sedona Fire District crews responded to three back country rescues, a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Oak Creek Canyon and, during a particularly busy period, SFD answered ten emergency calls in less than three hours. The holiday began on Friday as Sedona... 

Got dirt? Earthwork plays key role in building South Mountain Freeway

Sedona AZ (May 29, 2017) – Building a freeway requires moving a lot of dirt, particularly for the roadway surface, and to build bridge and wall foundations, embankments and connecting ramps. For the twenty two mile Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the largest ever highway project in Arizona, crews will haul and compact about 10 million cubic yards of earth, the equivalent of more than 800,000... 

ADOT 2017 Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Schedule

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2017) – During the Memorial Day weekend, state and local agencies are focusing on keeping motorists safe and placing equipment and resources along heavily traveled highways to help move traffic should incidents occur. The Arizona Department of Transportation and its contractors won’t schedule construction closures along state highways from Friday through late Monday evening.... 

Tucson Sonoran Corridor Route Study Seeks Public Input

Sedona AZ (May 24, 2017) – The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have begun a three-year environmental study of potential routes for the proposed Sonoran Corridor, which would connect Interstate 19 to Interstate 10 south of Tucson International Airport. It begins with a comment period lasting through July 15, 2017, that encourages all members of the public... 

Clarkdale Summer Block Party

Sedona AZ (May 23, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: It’s a party! The Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance along with Made in Clarkdale are excited to bring you our first Clarkdale Summer Block Party. We’ll have live music, food from Clarkdale’s local restaurants and a beer garden sponsored by Hensley Beverage Company. There’s never a cover... 

AZ I-17 overnight closures scheduled in Phoenix area

Sedona AZ (May 19, 2017) – Mark your travel calendars as ongoing work to install new traffic flow sensors will require overnight closures of southbound AZ Interstate 17 sections in the Phoenix area, Monday through Thursday nights, May 22 through 25, 2017.  The Arizona Department of Transportation says drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following section... 

ADOT Plans San Pedro River Bridge Delays

Sedona AZ (May 19, 2017) – Southeast Arizona drivers can expect brief delays as Arizona Department of Transportation crews replacing State Route 92 bridge over the San Pedro River move to the north side of the bridge to complete work. Drivers should expect delays from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 22, as workers prepare to move equipment from the south side of the bridge to its north side.... 

Sedona Paving Program Budgets One Mile Per Year

Sedona AZ (March 22, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Sedona roads are designed for slow scenic views and sharing the road with other vehicles, hikers and cyclists, ATVs and tour conveyances. Monsoons and mountain snowmelts cause flood waters, shifting ground and rock falls that contribute to transportation issues and road hazards. I just wanted to let the readership... 
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