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Kuna-Mora Road Corridor Study, Phase I

General Description

On Wednesday, November 19, 2008, the ACHD Commission adopted the Phase I study recommendations. To view the study report, click here.

Phase II of the Kuna-Mora Road Corridor Study begain in fall 2009. To learn about  Phase II, click here.

Phase I Goals:

  • Analyze the 21-mile Kuna-Mora Road Corridor from the Canyon County line to Interstate 84.
  • Determine the future traffic needs of the corridor.
  • Identify the corridor’s intended function.
  • Establish a planning document for right-of-way preservation and policy-setting purposes.
  • Determine the appropriate interchange and intersection locations and typical cross-sections for the roadway.

Project History:

Communities in Motion, the long-range transportation planning document established by the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS), determined that Kuna-Mora Road is vital to the region due to its potential as an alternate to I-84. The Plan recommended that Kuna-Mora Road from McDermott Road to I-84 be preserved as an expressway.

On Thursday, November 8, 2007 ACHD held a second public open house at Kuna High School to share some of the preliminary recommendations from Phase I of the study. To view the displays and materials distributed at the open house, please click on "View All," located under "Related Documents" on the upper right hand side of this page.

Time Frame

Start Date: July 2007
End Date: Early 2008