Arizona State Route 169

State Route 169, also known as SR 169 and Cherry Road, is an east–west highway in central Arizona, with its western terminus at its junction with its parent road State Route 69 at Dewey and its eastern terminus at Exit 278 of Interstate 17. In conjunction with SR 69 and I-17, it serves as the most direct route between Prescott and the Verde Valley, bypassing the scenic, but dangerous mountain grades of State Route 89A through Jerome.

State Route 169 marker

State Route 169
SR 169 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ADOT
Length15.16 mi[1] (24.40 km)
Existed1971–present
Major junctions
South end SR 69 in Dewey-Humboldt
North end I-17 near Camp Verde
Highway system
  • Arizona State Highway System
SR 166SR 170

Despite its east–west alignment, this highway is marked as a north–south route.

Route descriptionEdit

The western terminus of SR 169 is located at a junction with SR 69 in Dewey. It heads east from this intersection through Dewey along Cherry Road. After briefly heading in an easterly direction, the highway curves towards the northeast. It curves back towards the southeast near Old Cherry Road. The highway continues along this heading until it reaches its eastern terminus at an interchange with I-17 southwest of Camp Verde.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

The route was established in 1957 along its current route.[3]

Junction listEdit

The entire route is in Yavapai County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Dewey-Humboldt0.000.00  SR 69 – Prescott
15.1624.40  I-17 – Flagstaff, PhoenixI-17 exit 278
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Arizona Department of Transportation. "2008 ADOT Highway Log" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-04-09.
  2. ^ Google (April 22, 2008). "overview map of SR 169" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 22, 2008.
  3. ^ Arizona (Map). Cartography by Photogrammetry and Mapping Division. Arizona State Highway Department. 1971. Retrieved April 9, 2012.

Route map:

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