Arizona State Route 188

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State Route 188 marker

State Route 188
Route information
Maintained by ADOT
Length: 60.85 mi[1] (97.93 km)
Existed: 1959 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 60 near Globe
North end: SR 87 south of Rye
Highway system
SR 187 SR 189

State Route 188 is a 60.85-mile (97.93 km) state highway located primarily in Gila County in the U.S. state of Arizona.

Route description[edit]

The route, also known as Apache Trail at its southern end, starts at U.S. Route 60 in Globe, just north of Claypool, and runs generally northwest to a junction with State Route 288, then continues alongside Lake Roosevelt. The route junctions with State Route 88, which takes over the Apache Trail designation to Apache Junction. SR 188 then continues through Tonto Basin and Punkin Center. The route originally followed a single-lane road down the canyon wall to the Theodore Roosevelt Dam, then crossed the dam to the other side of the canyon. A two-lane suspension bridge upstream from the dam has now replaced this routing. State Route 188 ends at State Route 87 south of Rye.[1]

Between Claypool and Lake Roosevelt is an old loop road labelled "Old Highway 88"; originally State Route 88 continued down 188 from Lake Roosevelt to US 60 at Claypool. State Route 188 has been widened to a multi-lane highway along part of its length.[1]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Gila County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Globe 0.00 0.00 US 60 – Globe, Phoenix Southern terminus; road continues as Russell Road
14.64 23.56 SR 288 north – Young
29.23 47.04 SR 88 west (Apache Trail) – Apache Junction Former southern terminus; now eastern terminus of SR 88
60.85 97.93 SR 87 – Phoenix, Payson Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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