loop 202

Dec 18, 2019

Governor won’t commit to funds for bridge where three died

Gov. Doug Ducey won't commit to seek $20 million for a bridge over a creek where three people died last month even as he formally dedicated a $1.7 billion freeway designed largely to help Phoenix area commuters.

Aug 27, 2015

State to remove homes in path of Phoenix freeway expansion

Crews are set to demolish nearly 200 vacant homes, clearing the way for the expansion of a metropolitan Phoenix freeway.

Jul 30, 2015

Judge refuses to block planned South Mountain Freeway

A judge is refusing to block a planned freeway project in the Phoenix area. U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa on Tuesday denied a request for a pretrial preliminary injunction.

Mar 24, 2015

3 teams remain in running for Phoenix freeway project

Three teams of developers, contractors, engineering firms and consultants remain in contention for a mammoth Arizona freeway construction project.

Mar 11, 2015

Feds approve $1.9 billion South Mountain freeway project

The federal government has given final approval to a $1.9 billion project to extend the Loop 202 freeway around the southern edge of the Phoenix area.

Feb 16, 2015

South Mountain Freeway proposal to receive final decision soon

The proposed South Mountain Freeway, which would complete the Loop 101 and Loop 202 freeway systems, is expected to receive final approval early this year.

Oct 22, 2014

Arizona poised to buy homes on West Valley Loop 202 extension route

Plans for a 22-mile extension of the Loop 202 freeway around the Phoenix area's southern edge are nearing final approval, and the owners of about 200 homes have been told to get ready to find new places to live.