This project is a joint effort between MAG, Maricopa County, and the City of Phoenix. The freight study recommends projects and policies that move goods more efficiently and safely through existing industrial clusters of Maricopa County. Fostering the development of a diverse and economically thriving place to work and live. The study focuses on commercial truck freight operations and how freight interacts with other modes of transportation such as cars, freight rail, transit, bicycles, and pedestrians. The project team is committed to delivering a stakeholder-driven plan that meets the current and future needs of the community.

Study Area

The study area for the Rio Salado North Freight Study consists of major mile-grid streets and their intersections, along with the Interstate 10 (I-10) interchanges, within the following limits: approximately 0.25 miles west of 59th Avenue on the west, McDowell Road on the north, Lower Buckeye Road on the south, and 35th Avenue on the east. The new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway is in the general vicinity of 59th Avenue will not be analyzed as part of this study, although the anticipated effects of Loop 202 will be considered as recommendations are developed.

Please provide your comments to the study area by clicking the link below. These comments will be used for improvement area recommendations.

Transportation Planner II
William Randolph
Director of Transportation Policy and Planning
Tim Strow


Study Area Photographs of Roadways and Intersections


About MAG

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a Council of Governments (COG) that serves as the regional planning agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area.

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