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City of Goodyear, Arizona

Communications Office


For Immediate Release: Nov. 24, 2008


Cotton Lane Bridge at MC 85 to open

GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (Nov. 24, 2008) – Residents of Goodyear's southern community of Estrella have a new route for traveling north to Canyon Trails Towne Center and easier access to Interstate 10, now that the Cotton Lane Bridge at Gila River is finally finished.

Before the newly completed Cotton Lane Bridge opens to traffic this week, please join us for a grand opening celebration at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the deck of the Cotton Lane Bridge and the Gila River, four miles south of Interstate 10, just past MC 85.

The Cotton Lane Bridge officially opens to regular traffic at 5 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26.


Cotton Lane Bridge Grand Opening Ceremony

When: 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 25

Where: On the deck of the new 17-span Cotton Lane Bridge, just South of MC85 on Cotton Lane

Who will be there:

Mary Rose Wilcox, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

Mayor Jim Cavanaugh of Goodyear

Local developers


Media Kits complete with construction photos will be available on site.



For information from Maricopa County Department of Transportation, contact:

Roberta J. Crowe, Public Information Officer,

Maricopa County Department of Transportation, 2901 W. Durango Street Phoenix, AZ 85009

Phone 602-506-8003; Cell 602-390-2300; PIO Pager 602-201-0740

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749