Central District Projects

Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway)


ADOT will continually engage the community throughout design and construction to ensure the public is informed of activities and the changes that come with it.

Information from public meetings during the study phase of the project can be found in the Project History section.

Past Meetings and Events

Preliminary Design Public Input Meetings

ADOT, in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), hosted three public meetings on September 27, 28 and October 6 of 2016 to share information and obtain public input on preliminary design plans for the future freeway.

The Public Meeting Comment Report and appendices are available below:

Pedestrian Bridge Community Input Meeting

On August 24th, 2016 ADOT and Connect 202 Partners hosted a community meeting to present, discuss and obtain input on the proposed location of a pedestrian bridge, which will be constructed as part of the South Mountain Freeway project.

Once the location of the pedestrian bridge has been finalized, ADOT will coordinate with the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture to incorporate public art into the pedestrian bridge.

South Mountain Freeway Project Team Attends Open House Hosted by Elected Officials

On June 15, 2016 South Mountain Freeway Project Representatives were invited to attend an Open House sponsored by State Representative Jill Norgaard in collaboration with State Representative Bob Robson, State Senator Jeff Dial, and City of Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio. Attendees were encouraged to visit the following stations:

These stations provided an informal opportunity for attendees to obtain project information as well as provide input to Project Representatives.


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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad. Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.