By Eric Jay Toll | Phoenix Business Journal
Arizona Department of Transportation is starting to explore building a relieving freeway running about 30 miles from State Route 85 in Buckeye to the Durango Curve on Interstate 17. The road, State Route 30, would be Arizona’s first toll road.
The move towards a public-private partnership is an acceleration of a road that was thought not to be needed for decades. With Interstate 10 in the West Valley at a near standstill during rush hour in the West Valley — equal in rankings to what officials call an F — the need is now, ADOT officials said.