The South Mountain Freeway will be getting an interchange at 32nd Street in Ahwatukee after all, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced today.
Construction of the connecting ramps will occur at a later date following the freeway’s projected opening late next year so as not to delay the 22-mile thoroughfare’s scheduled opening.
Mountain Freeway. The additional work won’t delay the opening of the South Mountain Freeway, which is set for as early as late 2019.
The decision came partially after ADOT received an overwhelmingly positive reaction from some 1,200 people who submitted responses to ADOT earlier this year when the agency sought public input on the interchange. Of those 1,200 responses, more than 1,000 asked that the interchange be built.