Related Studies & Plans
NORTH/SOUTH CORRIDOR STUDY
A study by the Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration to identify and evaluate a possible route between U.S. Route 60 in the City of Apache Junction and Interstate 10 near Eloy and Picacho.
STATE ROUTE 24
A study by the Arizona Department of Transportation for a freeway-to-freeway connections between Loop 202 and the proposed North/South Freeway. Phases within Pinal County are being evaluated in conjunction with the North/South Corridor Study.
I-11 & INTERMOUNTAIN WEST CORRIDOR STUDY
A study by the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Nevada Department of Transportation to identify a possible high priority interstate link between Phoenix and Las Vegas with a high-level vision for potentially extending the corridor north to Canada and south to Mexico.
FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION FRAMEWORK STUDY
A study by the Joint Planning Advisory Council, a partnership of Maricopa Association of Governments, Central Arizona Governments, and Pima Association of Governments, identifying freight commodity profiles (truck, rail, air, and pipeline), freight infrastructure improvements, funding options and sources, and developed an inland port market assessment to protect, maximize, and expand commerce and economic vitality within the Sun Corridor.
PASSENGER RAIL STUDY
A study by the Arizona Department of Transportation, working closely with the Federal Transit Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration, local governments and planning organizations in Maricopa, Pinal, and Pima Counties, to determine the feasibility of a passenger rail line between Phoenix and Tucson. Ultimately the passenger rail line will be designed as a blended service: An express service with few stops between Phoenix and Tucson and a local service with stops at several communities along the way.
I-8 & I-10 HIDDEN VALLEY STUDY
A study done by the Maricopa Association of Governments, the second of a series of MAG Roadway Framework Studies, covering approximately 2,000 square miles in Maricopa and Pinal Counties that establish a conceptual network of freeways, parkways, and arterials that will be capable of meeting long-range traffic demand (northwest portion of Pinal County).