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AZ 179

State Route 179 is a main route that takes traffic from Phoenix and I-17 to Sedona.

Length: 14.5 miles
Existed since: 1960
Current Route: I-17 near McGuireville to AZ 89A in Sedona
Major Junctions: I-17, AZ 89A

Cool Features

SR 179 is designated as the Red Rock Scenic Road.

SR 179 was originally designated as a connection between SR 79 (now 89A) and SR 69 in Prescott Valley. By 1960, the SR 179 designation was moved to the current route. The original proposed route is now an unmarked spur of SR 89A.

Page last updated: 2/18/2022