Interstate 17 South - Maricopa County

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Interstate 17 south
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 236, Table Mesa Road, one mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 236, Table Mesa Road. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 236, New River. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 229, Anthem Way, one mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 229, Anthem Way. This is the main exit into the Anthem development. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 227, Daisy Mountain Drive, one mile. The exit for Daisy Mountain Drive is new, and it was under construction when we took the northbound Interstate 17 pictures in May 2003. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 227, Daisy Mountain Drive. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 225, Pioneer Road, 0.75 mile. As recently as the late 1990s, this area was all virgin desert, but it is slowly getting developed as part of Anthem and other nearby developments. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 225, Pioneer Road, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 225, Pioneer Road. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 223, Arizona 74/Carefree Highway west to Wickenburg. Some maps mark Arizona 74 as a temporary route, and this is due to development plans for Lake Pleasant. It is not clear if the current alignment of Arizona 74 is indeed the "future" alignment. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 218, Happy Valley Road; Exit 214C, Arizona Loop 101; and Exit 194, Junction Interstate 10. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 218, Happy Valley Road (0.25 mile). Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 217, Pinnacle Peak Road, one half mile. Note the use of a blue Arizona Loop 101 shield on the overhead sign, which is the old standard. Newer signs feature a traditional black on white shield. The sign says that Arizona Loop 101 is Exit 215, but in reality it is Exit 214C (see newer signs, below). Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 215B, Deer Valley Road and Rose Garden Lane, 0.75 mile. Now Loop 101 is shown as Exit 214C and with a white and black shield. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign for the next two exits along southbound Interstate 17. The first exit is Exit 215B, Deer Valley Road and Rose Garden Lane, 0.25 mile, and the second is for Arizona Loop 101 (Exit 214C), one mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 215B, Deer Valley Road and Rose Garden Lane. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Now reaching Arizona Loop 101, through traffic on southbound Interstate 17 must remain in the left two lanes, while traffic merging onto Loop 101 must use the right two lanes. Photo taken 10/26/03.
A new high occupancy vehicle lane appears as the new left lane of the freeway just prior to the Arizona Loop 101/Exit 214C interchange. Loop 101 traffic exits to the right. Photo taken 10/26/03.
The Loop 101/Interstate 17 interchange is a symmetrical stack interchange. The bottom of the interchange is Loop 101, even though Interstate 17 was in place here first. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Almost immediately after the Arizona Loop 101 interchange, southbound Interstate 17 meets Exits 214B-A, Yorkshire Drive and Union Hills Drive. The subway passes underneath the transition ramp from Arizona Loop 101 to southbound Interstate 17. The exits for these two routes is found via a dual freeway that carries Interstate 17 through the next mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 212, Bell Road, 1.25 miles and Exit 211, Greenway Road, 2.25 miles. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 212, Bell Road, 0.50 mile and Exit 211, Greenway Road, 1.50 miles. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 211, Greenway Road, 0.25 mile; Exit 210, Thunderbird Road, 1.25 miles; and Exit 209, Cactus Road, 1.75 miles. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 211, Greenway Road. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 210, Thunderbird Road, one mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 209, Cactus Road, 0.75 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 209, Cactus Road, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 209, Cactus Road. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 208, Peoria Avenue, 0.75 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 207, Dunlap Avenue, 0.75 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 207, Dunlap Avenue, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 207, Dunlap Avenue. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 206, Northern Avenue, 0.75 mile (as seen at the Dunlap Avenue overpass along southbound). Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 206, Northern Avenue, 0.50 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 205, Glendale Avenue, 0.50 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 205, Glendale Avenue, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 205, Glendale Avenue. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 204, Bethany Home Avenue, 0.75 mile. The overpass carries Glendale Avenue east-west over the freeway. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 204, Bethany Home Avenue, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Mileage sign along southbound Interstate 17 approaching Exit 203, Camelback Road, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 07/26/08.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 203, Camelback Road. Photo taken 07/26/08.
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Southbound Interstate 17 approaching exit 202, Indian School Road. Photos taken 07/26/08.
Southbound Interstate 17 approaching exit 201 for U.S. 60 West (Thomas Road). Photo taken 07/26/08.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 201 for U.S. 60 west (Thomas Road). This exit connects to U.S. 60 (Grand Avenue) westbound, which leads northwest toward Wickenburg. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 approaching Exit 200B, Van Buren Street and McDowell Road, 0.75 mile, and Exit 200A, Junction Interstate 10, one mile. Photo taken 07/26/08.
Southbound Interstate 17 at McDowell Road, exit 200B. Photo taken 07/26/08.
This black and white photo was taken from Arizona Magazine, by the Arizona Republic. It shows Interstate 17 in 1973 at McDowell Road, and where Interstate 17 used to end and Interstate 10 began. Photo taken 0000.
Southbound Interstate 17 at Exit 200A, Interstate 10. The Stack interchange ahead was the first four-level interchange in Arizona. Photo taken 07/26/08.
In the shadows of the Stack interchange, we find advance signage for exit 199B, Jefferson Street. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 approaching Exit 199B, Jefferson Street and Buckeye Road (former Arizona 85/historic U.S. 80). These exits lead into downtown Phoenix. Photo taken 07/26/08.
Jefferson Street departs here at exit 199B. Use Jefferson Street to reach downtown Phoenix and the Arizona state capitol complex. Photo taken 07/26/08.
Interstate 17 meets Grant Street and Buckeye Road at exit 199A. Buckeye Road is former U.S. 80 and Arizona 85. Photo taken 07/26/08.
Distance sign to Durango Street, 19th Avenue, 7th Avenue and Central Avenue. Photo taken 07/26/08.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 at Exit 197, Durango Street and 19th Avenue. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 shields after Exit 197 on the Durango Curve. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Distance sign to 7th and Central Avenue, 7th Street, and 16th Street. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 at Exit 196, Central Avenue and 7th Avenue. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 approaching Exit 195B, 7th Street (not to be confused with 7th Avenue!). Photo taken 03/18/07.
Distance sign to 7th Street, 16th Street and Interstate 10 westbound. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Exit 195B serves 7th Street. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 approaching Exit 195A, 16th Street, 0.75 mile. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 approaching Exit 195A, 16th Street. The final exit for Interstate 17 southbound is Exit 194, Junction Interstate 10. Photo taken 03/18/07.
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Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 at Exit 195A, 16th Street. Exit 194 is Junction Interstate 10, 0.50 mile. The tiny cracks in the first photo indicates the age of the sign, and why it was replaced with the second photo. Photo taken 03/18/07. Second photo taken 06/26/08.
Southbound Interstate 17 and Eastbound U.S. 60 approaching Exit 194, Junction Interstate 10, 0.25 mile. Photo taken 03/18/07.
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Interstate 17 ends here, with the left lanes defaulting onto Eastbound Interstate 10/U.S. 60 and the right lanes exiting onto Westbound Interstate 10 (to Loop 202 and northbound Arizona 51). Interstate 17 ends here, and its end is signed with an END shield. Photo taken 03/18/07. Second photo taken 07/26/08.
This mileage sign is located on the transition ramp from southbound Interstate 17 to westbound Interstate 10 with the distances to the next three exits along westbound. Photo taken 10/26/03.
Approaching Interstate 10, the right lane ends in preparation for the merge. This merge is a traffic bottleneck during rush hour. Photo taken 03/18/07.
Interstate 17 concludes at Interstate 10 with an end shield. Photo taken 03/18/07.


 


Photo Credits:

  • 10/26/03 by AARoads.
  • 03/18/07 by Kevin Trinkle.
  • 06/26/08 by Kevin Trinkle.
  • 07/26/08 by Kevin Trinkle.

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Interstate 10
U.S. 60
Arizona Loop 101
State Route 74

Page Updated 02-26-2009.