However, The National Wildfire Coordinating Group states that the Bush Fire remains active overnight. Advance signage for Ft. McDowell Road, 1/2 mile. Car Wash. Cash Discount. This is the overview of the Highway 87 Area. SR 87 is known as the Beeline Highway from McDowell Road, just north of Mesa, passing by Fountain Hills and to Payson. Tomorrow: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm. The following maps are interactive. Arizona 87 was designated in 1927 between Arizona 84 and Chandler, and retained the same route until 1959, when the Beeline highway was designated to Payson and Strawberry. SR 260 eastbound separates from SR 87 In 1959, it extended to Strawberry Junction. with significantly more curves than the newer southbound Black Mesa is directly ahead of SR 87 as Mount Ord: Mile Marker 222 (accessed on the east side of Highway 87), 7. Making electric vehicles pay their fair share, Rand McNally: ‘Cyber incident’ causes problems with ELDs, COVID-19 vaccine could be available to truckers in early 2021, Pennsylvania Senate approves public-private partnerships for truck-related projects, Crash spurs effort to toughen CDL standards. ADOT is currently studying a stretch of I-10 to widen and improve interchanges along its stretch from Tucson to Casa Grande, including the interchange with SR 87.. Download Foursquare for your smart phone and start exploring the world around you! ahead for Payson. of SR 87. In addition, state Route 88 is closed between Apache Lake (mile marker 229) and State Route 188 (mile marker 242). Creek canyon. Details: 200 S. Arizona 87, Payson. 03/29/08 . Rand McNally reported a “cyber incident” that was causing problems for truck drivers using the company’s ELDs. SR 87 begins a descent down to Slate Creek State Route 188 is closed between SR 87 (mile marker 276) and Roosevelt Lake (mile marker 243). the end of the 1996 widening project and the beginning northbound here. Residents of The 76 Ranch, BT Ranch, Deer Creek, Gisela and Rye remain on alert mode. Sycamore Creek at Mile Marker 212-213: Mile Markers 212-213 (accessed from both sides of Highway 87) 4. SR 87 continues as a through route to Chandler and Coolidge south of the metropolitan area. "When calling for roadside assistance know that you are at mile marker 243. Driving south on AZ 87, from Winslow to Strawberry. SR 87 is part of the National Highway System between I-10 and Payson. This section of SR 87 was rebuilt in 2003 North of this junction, SR 87 travels along Arizona Avenue in Chandler, intersecting Loop 202 before entering Mesa and becoming Country Club Drive. Saguaro Lake Junction (21 miles) and Payson (70 Turn left for Green Valley Park, the Zane Grey Other than the birding locations (represented by numbers), the yellow line indicates Highway 87, the light blue line indicates Sycamore Creek (which flows through a large portion of this area), and the lime green "triangle" shows the boundary of the overall area. SR 87 enters the town of Payson here. SR 87 crosses through an unnamed wash and This bridge marks the end of the wrong-way section is former, Partial interchange; access via northbound exit ramp and connector road, One-way street; outbound access only; north end of SR 99 concurrency; no northbound access, This page was last edited on 14 October 2020, at 22:55. Distance sign to Sunflower (9 miles) and Payson The old alignment is currently the southbound lanes, while a new alignment was built for the northbound lanes. Visit Website Email Business Suggest an Edit. Two states have their sights set on making electric vehicles help pay for roads, while one considers an electric truck weight allowance. Interstate 10 Corridor Study: Jct.  SR 87 travels north for 16 miles (26 km) toward Coolidge, passing by the town of Eloy. Add Hours. Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill that would expand the list of projects authorized for public-private partnerships. SR 87 climbs a ridgeline between Hog Canyon and Sycamore Canyon northbound. The birding locations found along Highway 87 are accessed close to the highway or can be found from roads that branch off from the highway. Turn left for Sugarloaf Mtn and Sycamore Creek, The final grade to Payson is quite steep, and In 1959, it extended to Strawberry Junction. Note: The state of Arizona makes no claims concerning the accuracy of these maps and assumes no liability resulting from the use of the information found herein. and enters the Tonto National Forest here. The highway leaves Coolidge heading northwest and travels as a two-lane rural road through the Gila River Indian Community until it reaches a junction with SR 587 on the border between the Gila River Indian Community and Chandler. Make sure your information is up to date. Notable destinations along SR 87 include the Mogollon Rim and Tonto Natural Bridge. SR 87 drops into Mesquite Wash after this low hill. Arizona state highway marker used from the late 1920s to the early 1940s. construction is seen here. where the southbound lanes are on the east side Show Low and Holbrook. The Bush According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Bush Fire has closed several sections of state highways. SR 87 is part of the National Highway System between I-10 and Payson. miles). The only major portions where SR 87 technically exists wholly inside Mesa city limits (under ADOT ownership) is the area surrounding US 60 and then a short length south of the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway north of McKellips Rd.