/ Modified sep 25, 2018 10:58 a.m.

Transportation Officials Seek Input on Proposal to Link Interstates

The so-called Sonoran Corridor could connect I-10 and I-19 south of the Tucson Airport.

I-10 Sign The Sonoran Corridor would link I-10 and I-19 south of the Tucson Airport.
Steve Riggs, AZPM

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A proposed new stretch of freeway could connect I-10 and I-19 south of the Tucson Airport.

State transportation officials say the "Sonoran Corridor" would relieve traffic at the interchange between the two interstates and shorten travel times south of Tucson.

The Federal Highway Administration and Arizona Department of Transportation are conducting an environmental impact study of the proposed corridor. As part of that study, a public meeting will be held Wednesday evening at the Desert Diamond Casino to gather public comment.

The study is evaluating the social, economic and environmental impacts of several 2,000-foot-wide options to connect the two interstates.

Learn more about the Sonoran Corridor.

Public meeting details

Sept. 26, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Desert Diamond Casino, 7350 South Nogales Highway, Tucson, AZ 85756

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