Skip to comments.I-11 opponents in Hidden Valley find accord with Finchem (Arizona)
Posted on 09/22/2019 1:41:28 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Republican Mark Finchem and Democrat Tom OHalleran agree on at least one thing regarding Interstate 11. Both expect to be deceased before the proposed roadway becomes a reality.
Finchem, a District 11 state representative spoke to Hidden Valley residents last week in a gathering attended by Blanca Varela, a representative from Congressman OHallerans office, at Mountain View Community Church.
The proposed interstate is a long-range goal of Arizona Department of Transportation and is expected to pass through Hidden Valley south of Maricopa.
While Finchem has been outspoken against I-11, OHalleran has remained neutral. Varela said the congressman had expressed to her the project was too far off for him to take a stand.
Projections are for construction of I-11 in Arizona to begin in 25 to 30 years, if it is approved.
As a Republican, Finchem said he was a voice in the wilderness asking the process to slow down.
Ill be the first one to disclose that Im at odds with the Pinal County supervisors and some folks that are elected officials in the [City] of Maricopa, Finchem said. They see economic development for an expressway coming up. Well, maybe.
County Supervisor Anthony Smith and Mayor Christian Price have expressed support for an I-11 route that would sweep close to south Maricopa as it travels from Mexico to Wickenburg. Its ultimate destination is Las Vegas, Nevada. Smith said at an Aug. 8 GOP gathering in Maricopa there may be a decision on the route details by spring.
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Between the West Coast and the Mississippi River, the are three North-South bound Interstates.
I5 in CA, I25 in Colorado and I35.
Driving from Phoenix to Portland Oregon or Boise ID is a real nightmare.
Well this will be the expressway for cheap labor to get from Mexico to Las Vegas.
With a longtime “home of record” in Arizona, I am proposing a wide and deep, lockless, sea level canal/mote (with a new breed of pit bull sharks, and massive shipping tunnels), and massive water desalinization facilities with large new fresh water reservoirs (with giant new hydro power plants), connecting the Gulf of California, be constructed along Arizona’s border with Mexico and California, paid for by anti-American California marxist population, some of which (fresh water and power) could be sold back to the Marxist in California.
And it should be called The Great Trump American Defense and Shipping Zone.
Trump should announce, that we have finally found the trillion dollars which came up missing during the 0 administration, and that he will correct what the term “shovel ready job” definition is.
I live in Maricopa. Thanks for the post.
BTW, we are already a backroad conduit into Phoenix for the cartels. And the hills around Hidden Valley have spotters for said cartels so we have to be careful when we go shooting in the nearby desert that we dont go too far off the beaten path. Maybe Mayor Price wants to reduce the criminal element in our fair city by supporting this new highway. Hes done a pretty good job in his tenure by bringing back developers and businesses that vamoosed after the crash so Ill give him the benefit of the doubt, but Ill also keep my eye on this story.
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