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South Mountain Freeway open house May 30 on potential Ivanhoe Street interchange

Attendees also can get construction updates from freeway developer
May 24, 2018

PHOENIX – An open house Wednesday, May 30, in Laveen will allow attendees to view renderings and provide feedback on an Ivanhoe Street traffic interchange the Arizona Department of Transportation is considering for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway.Ivanhoe Street TI Rendering, 050218

ADOT and project representatives will be available from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Laveen Elementary School District Office, Building A, 5001 W. Dobbins Road, Phoenix.

While there will be no formal presentation, attendees will be able to speak individually with project staff about the Ivanhoe Street interchange environmental study, which began in February. They also can complete a questionnaire.

In addition, representatives of Connect 202 Partners, the developer building the freeway, will be available to answer construction-related questions on Center segment construction occurring between 51st Avenue and 32nd Lane.

For those unable to attend, there are still plenty of ways to provide feedback through July 19, including: 

The latest project information is available via the project website at, email and text updates (click “Subscribe for Updates” on the project website), and the project hotline numbers (1.855.763.5202, or para Español, 623.239.4558). 

The 22-mile freeway, expected to open by late 2019, will provide a long-planned direct link between the East Valley and West Valley and a much-needed alternative to Interstate 10 through downtown Phoenix. Approved by Maricopa County voters in 1985 and again in 2004 as part of a comprehensive regional transportation plan, the South Mountain Freeway will complete the Loop 202 and Loop 101 freeway system in the Valley.

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