Large Hay Bale Fire Burning at Sossaman and Elliot

Get used to the cloud of haze over Southeast Mesa… it’ll be there at least through the next few days – or even weeks. A massive hay fire began Tuesday, September 7 around 3am at Arizona Dairy near Sossaman and Elliot.…

Mesa Commemorates 20th Anniversary of 9/11

The City of Mesa, the Mesa Fire and Medical Department and the Mesa Police Department will observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a commemoration ceremony Saturday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center…

Proposed New Transportation Route in Pinal County based on North-South Corridor Study

On August 20, 2021 ADOT published the Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the North-South Corridor Study (Final Tier 1 EIS/ROD). The ROD, the final decision-making document prepared by ADOT, represents the final decision…

Weekend closure of the Loop 202 (Santan) off-ramps to eastbound SR 24 scheduled Aug 28-29

Construction of an extension of State Route 24 (Gateway Freeway) east of Ellsworth Road in Mesa will require Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) exit ramp closures starting Saturday, Aug. 28, to allow crews to work on overhead signs. The east- and…

Facebook joins Apple and Google with a Mesa Data Center

Your Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp posts will soon be housed in Mesa. Facebook confirmed today its plans of constructing a 960,000 square foot Facebook Mesa Data Center worth $800 million which will become the company’s first facility in Arizona. This…

State Route 24 ramp to Westbound Loop 202 closure planned this weekend, July 30 – Aug 1

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for the closure of the State Route 24 ramp to westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Mesa, from 9 p.m. Friday, July 30, to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, for pavement…

Nearly 600 more new homes planned for SE Mesa

SE Mesa continues to grow with the new development Avalon Crossing being approved by the Mesa Planning and Zoning Board.  This planned community project will bring 588 homes to District 6 in SE Mesa and will be able to accommodate…

Hydration Stations provide additional solution for clean, sustainable heat relief in Mesa

Mesa Water Resources and Vice Mayor Jenn Duff have partnered again on a Hydration Station campaign to provide an additional solution for clean, sustainable heat relief in Mesa. While bottled water provides necessary, portable drinking water for those most in…

McShane breaks ground on Springs at Eastmark for 276-apartment buildings

McShane Construction Company has started construction on Springs at Eastmark in Mesa. The development is located on a 15-acre site which will include 276 apartment units on a garden landscape community.   The natural exterior finishes and indigenous plants used in…

Monsoon preparedness for the City of Mesa

Arizona’s monsoon is from mid-June through the end of September. With this kind of season officially underway, the City of Mesa reminds you to check on vulnerable people living near you to make sure they are safe. For safety tips…