Five years ago this week the top news stories for the Nov. 23, 2011, Queen Creek Independent, included: Keeping roadways in top condition and continuing to search for ways to alleviate traffic congestion is an ongoing challenge for East Valley municipalities and officials. Towns like Gilbert and Queen Creek are currently involved in road improvements and rebuilds designed to accommodate a higher volume of traffic on their streets. Improving and rebuilding is often the final step in a road’s lifespan, and before these measures take place, years of maintenance contribute to the final value a specific road adds to an area, according to officials.
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