Transportation Studies

State Route 87 Corridor Development Study

SR 87 users can provide input by completing an online survey.

A study is currently underway in Maricopa and Gila counties to evaluate the need and feasibility of potential improvements to a 59-mile segment of State Route 87 (SR 87), located in the central part of the state.

The SR 87 Corridor Development Study (SR 87 CDS) will advance the recommendations identified in an earlier study (SR 87/SR 260/SR 377 Corridor Profile Study, March 2017) by providing more detailed analysis and additional information on the proposed improvements identified in the 2017 study. Proposed improvements include climbing and passing lanes, shoulder improvements, rock fall mitigation and traveler information systems.

The SR 87 CDS area extends nearly 60 miles on SR 87, from Fort McDowell Road (milepost 191) to Green Valley Parkway (milepost 250). The town of Fountain Hills is south of the study area, while the town of Payson is north of the study area. Portions of the corridor are adjacent to the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation and the Tonto Apache Off-Reservation Trust Land.

This portion of the SR 87 corridor provides a key link between the Phoenix metropolitan area and the northeastern part of the state and serves intrastate, interstate and international commerce. The corridor connects Mesa, Fountain Hills and Payson as well as the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community and Fort McDowell-Yavapai tribes.

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