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Ramps at Recker Road and the Red Mountain Freeway (Loop 202) to close for part of Saturday’s Phoenix Marathon
Consider alternate routes through Mesa
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use Recker Road at the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway to use alternate routes and allow extra travel time on Saturday, Feb. 25, while the Phoenix Marathon is underway.
The ramps connecting the Red Mountain Freeway and Recker Road will be closed as part of the marathon route. Traffic control markers will be in the area from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Drivers are advised to plan ahead to determine a best alternate route to their destination.
ADOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions and closures, but it’s possible that unscheduled impacts might occur because of weather or other factors. For the most current information about highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at az511.gov, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving. For more information, please contact the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or email Projects@azdot.gov.
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Keith Anderson Bio
Timetraxx host Keith Anderson hails from the Rock and Roll capital of Cleveland, Ohio. That may explain his penchant for the popular music of the mid 20th century. His first childhood memories are of the tabletop radio in the kitchen.
“I was born in 1955 so you might think it was Chuck Berry or Elvis that are my first impressions, but it was actually Lawrence Welk, who had a Number 1 Top 40 hit in 1960 with 'Calcutta',” Keith recalls.
Throughout his school years, he would seldom be seen without a portable transistor radio, twirling the knob to hear all the powerhouse radio stations in area – WIXY, WJW, WHK, and WKYC and the radio disk jockeys who would inspire him to pursue a career in broadcasting.
His ambition was realized when he enlisted in the Air Force in 1973.
“I had no idea that the military had a broadcasting activity until I was stationed overseas,” he said.
Keith eventually went on to complete a 20 year career, retiring in 1993, with assignments…