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ADOT Announces I-10/SR 210 Environmental Approval

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Source: Arizona Department of Transportation 

The Arizona Department of Transportation has been granted environmental approval to continue moving forward with plans to improve two key corridors in the Tucson area. 

ADOT issued a Finding of No Significant Impact after completing a Final Environmental Assessment for the Interstate 10/State Route 210 study in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The Final Environmental Assessment includes comments from the community received during and after public meetings in 2018 and a public hearing in 2019. The document is posted at azdot.gov/i10sr210study. 

The study reviewed two highways within the Tucson metro area: 

  • I-10 from the I-10/I-19 interchange to Kolb Road 
  • SR 210 (Barraza-Aviation Parkway) from Golf Links Road to a future connection with I-10 along Alvernon Way 

The recommendations in the study are intended to relieve congestion and improve traffic flow on I-10, and to connect SR 210 with I-10 to provide an additional route into and out of the downtown Tucson area. 

A tentative implementation plan was included in the study, which outlines 18 future projects along the two corridors.  

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