delays

Commercial Trucking

Nogales sees border-crossing delays as trucks flee Texas border logjam

Commercial truckers were coping with longer-than-normal delays at the Nogales border crossing Thursday, as trucks trying to escape a logjam at the Texas border headed west to Arizona instead. And border and industry officials worried that the problem might get worse unless Texas Gov. Greg Abbott backs off a recently imposed truck inspection program, an

ADOT

I-17 weekend closure in Phoenix for Valley Metro project (Jan. 14-17)

A stretch of Interstate 17 between Northern and Peoria avenues in Phoenix will be closed this weekend (Jan. 14-17) for construction of Valley Metro light rail bridges over the freeway north of Dunlap Avenue. I-17 will be closed in both directions to allow Valley Metro’s contractors to install girders for the two new light rail bridge structures

Science

SpaceX capsule departs station with 4 astronauts, heads home

A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts departed the International Space Station late Saturday, aiming for a rare nighttime splashdown to end the company’s second crew flight. It would be the first U.S. splashdown in darkness since Apollo 8’s crew returned from the moon in 1968. NASA’s Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, and Japan’s

Opinion

Opinion: Reinvest in Infrastructure and Support America’s Industrial Base

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Infrastructure is the next marquis item on President Joe Biden’s to-do list, and the scope of his investment plan, like his actions

COVID-19

COVID vaccines and supplies delayed by severe weather across most of the U.S.

Winter storms engulfing much of the U.S. are delaying shipments of COVID-19 vaccines and supplies, forcing delays to long-awaited appointments for some residents of Arizona. The delays are the latest obstacle for health officials in the COVID-19 vaccination rollout, which has had to overcome misinformation, skepticism and ongoing scheduling issues. Shipments of both approved vaccines,