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State Route 30 (SR 30), formerly State Route 801 (SR 801), also known as the I-10 Reliever, is a planned state highway in the southwest parts of Phoenix, Arizona, and nearby suburbs.
Route description 
The freeway will be broken into two sections. Its Eastern segment will connect the Southern Terminus of Loop 303 with the South Mountain leg of Loop 202, while the Western segment will connect Loop 303 to Arizona State Route 85. The "30 Freeway" is planned as a controlled-access freeway to relieve heavy traffic congestion experienced along Interstate 10 in the area.
In November 2004, voters in Maricopa County approved an extension to an existing sales tax funding transportation improvements. A significant portion of those funds will go toward improvements of I-10, which experiences significant volumes of traffic in the southwest part of the Phoenix metro area. However, rapid growth in the neighboring communities of Avondale, Buckeye, and Goodyear is expected to worsen the congestion on the interstate in spite of improvements, necessitating the construction of a reliever route.
Although no construction has begun for the route, planning documents have identified a study area running roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) south of and parallel to I-10 through largely undeveloped land. In addition to reducing commuter traffic on I-10, SR 30 will run near the industrial and warehouse district in southwest Phoenix, allowing the significant truck traffic that services these districts to avoid commuter traffic, and as such is envisioned as an alternate truck route eventually connecting to Loop 303, SR 85, and the planned alignment of future Interstate 11.
In response to a projected budget shortfall of $6.6 billion brought on by the recession, the Maricopa Association of Governments voted to suspend funding to numerous projects during a meeting on October 28, 2009. While not removing the freeway from the long-term regional transportation plan, the removal of the funding will effectively postpone the construction of the route until at least 2026. The plan had originally indicated a construction timeline between 2021 and 2025.
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