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AZ 79 Shield

AZ 79

State Route 79 is an alternate route of I-10 between Tucson and the east valley.

Length: 58 miles
Existed since: 1992
Current Route: AZ 77 at Oracle Jct. to US 60 at Florence Jct.
Historical Route: Part of US 89
Major Junctions: AZ 77, AZ 287, US 60

Cool Features

The southern leg of SR 79 is known as the Pinal Pioneer Parkway.

SR 79 is also designated with Historic US 80 shields.

Historic US 80
7/31/2021 - Historic US 80 shield underneath SR 79 Business and SR 287 shields.

Related Routes

SR 79 Business

SR 79 has a signed business route in Florence. This makes it the only Arizona state route with a signed business loop. It runs from SR 79 near the Central Arizona Project canal, north on Main St, past AZ 287. The highway turns east at Butte Ave to meet back up with SR 79. This is the route that US 80 took through Florence as signified by the Historic US 80 route shields.


Page last updated: 2/11/2022