All highway projects require some level of environmental analysis to assess potential impacts. From installation of new roadside signs to construction of a new urban freeway, different levels of environmental review are required.
A short section of Pinnacle Peak Road east of the Interstate 17 interchange in north Phoenix will be closed for just over three weeks starting early Tuesday, Feb. 19, while crews remove and replace a concrete drainage culvert. The road is scheduled to reopen March 14.
Mountain lions can be found throughout Arizona and are most common in rocky or mountainous terrain. Because mountain lions are shy and elusive, people do not often see them.