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Arizona 71

Arizona 71 was established in 1936 between Congress and Aguila. The route has not changed since it was established.

In years past, the road received more traffic, before the creation of the Interstate Highway system.

Perspective from Eastbound Arizona 71
Distance sign to U.S. 93 (17 miles), Congress (24 miles) and Prescott (68 miles). This is the first road sign along Arizona 71. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Trucks over 40 feet are prohibited along Arizona 89 past Congress, due to the curves and grades going into Prescott. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Merritt Mountain can be seen in the distance. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Arizona 71 enters Yavapai County here. Photo taken 06/28/08.
View from Mile 96 of Arizona 71. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Arizona 71 passes through Merritt Pass before reaching U.S. 93. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Advance signage for U.S. 93, 1/2 mile. Photo taken 06/28/08.

Continue ahead on Arizona 71 to Prescott and Kingman, or exit to U.S. 93 southbound to Wickenburg. Photo taken 06/28/08.
The U.S. 93 and Arizona 71 interchange is grade-separated. Exit for U.S. 93 southbound, or pass under the interchange for U.S. 93 northbound. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Turn left for U.S. 93 northbound to Kingman. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Reassurance marker for Arizona 71 northbound. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Distance sign to Congress (7 miles) and Prescott (51 miles). Photo taken 06/28/08.
This sign reminds motorists that vehicles longer than 40 feet are not allowed on Arizona 89. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Arizona 71 enters the town of Congress here. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Advance signage for Arizona 89, 1/2 mile. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Turn left for Ghost Town Road, or turn right for Santa Fe Road. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Arizona 71 ends at Arizona 89. Photo taken 06/28/08.
Turn left for Arizona 89 northbound to Prescott, or turn right for Arizona 89 southbound to U.S. 93 and Wickenburg. Photo taken 03/03/07.
Turn left for Prescott and Yarnell, or turn right for Wickenburg. Photos taken 06/28/08.

Photo Credits:
2007-03-03, 2008-06-28 by Kevin Trinkle

Connect with:
U.S. Highway 93

Page Updated 02-19-2009.

 
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