Mike Hinz, member of the Foothills Club West HOA, reviews updated maps of the proposed South Mountain Freeway before Monday night's meeting begins. The South Mountain Citizens Advisory Team met at South Mountain Community College to discuss revisions to the Loop 202 extension.
Michael Goodman with Phoenix Mountains Preservation Council raised concerns that ADOT would move forward with building the extension to Loop 202 over Pecos Road even if serious discussion still took place regarding whether or not to build it.
Mike Hinz with the Foothills Club West HOA spoke out on concerns regarding air quality for neighborhoods bordering the proposed freeway. The South Mountain Citizens Advisory Team met at South Mountain Community College to discuss revisions to the Loop 202 extension.
Tim Tait, of Arizona Department of Transportation, spoke about the possible move south of the South Mountain Freeway onto land owned by the Gilla River Indian community. Tait acknowledged that more discussion and research was needed to access a build or no-build vote by the committee, but the project would continue to move forward.
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