Forest Road Corridor Improvement Study


The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) conducted a planning study of Forest Road between McDowell Mountain Road and Rio Verde Drive. The purpose of the study was to identify existing and future conditions, evaluate potential capacity and active transportation solutions, and look at alternative access into/out of Rio Verde from the east side.



Key Milestone Completion Date Status
Existing and Future Conditions May 2022 Complete
Public Outreach (Survey) June 2022 Complete
Candidate Alternative Development September 2022 Complete
In-Person Public Open House Tuesday, November 1, 2022
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Rio Verde Country Club
Sundance Room
18731 East Four Peaks Boulevard
Rio Verde, AZ 85263
*Attendees are asked to wear country club attire*
Preferred Alternative Development November 2022 Forthcoming
Corridor Improvement Study Final Report December 2022 Forthcoming

Questions? We want your input.

For any questions regarding the Forest Road Corridor Improvement Study, please contact MCDOT Senior Planner Angela Macaluso via email at or phone at (602) 506-4176.