Gov. Doug Ducey is asking the federal transportation department to allow the state to set up a pilot project for its rest stops. It would let Arizona partner with a private company (or companies) to conduct repairs and offer more amenities to travelers.
The Tonto National Forest is at work on a new forest management plan. An incremental step comes today, when what's called a "preliminary proposed plan" is released, followed by a series of public meetings to solicit more input.