Meeting in the middle: Apache Junction, Queen Creek to share a border at State Route 24

When State Route 24 is constructed east from Ellsworth Road to Ironwood Drive, it will be the dividing line between the municipalities of Apache Junction and Queen Creek. Drivers in Mesa on Loop 202 Santan Freeway can take SR24, the Gateway Freeway, south to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and east to Ellsworth Road, south of […]

Dyer: Annexation of State Trust land bridging gap between Queen Creek, Apache Junction

On a recent morning, I drove south on Ironwood Drive from U.S. Highway 60 on the State Trust land route between the City of Apache Junction and the Town of Queen Creek. Because of the recent annexation of State Trust land by the Town of Queen Creek south of the State Route 24 corridor and […]