World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Arizona State Route 473

Article Id: WHEBN0006205339
Reproduction Date:

Title: Arizona State Route 473  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Arizona State Route 564, Arizona State Route 389, Arizona State Route 260, Unconstructed state routes in Arizona, List of state routes in Arizona
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Arizona State Route 473

State Route 473 marker

State Route 473
Route information
Maintained by ADOT
Length: 9.91 mi[1] (15.95 km)
Existed: 1967 – present
Major junctions
South end: SR 260 near Mount Graham
North end: near Hawley Lake
Highway system
  • State Routes in Arizona
SR 389 SR 564

State Route 473, also known as SR 473, is a state highway in east-central Arizona that travels from State Route 260 to Hawley Lake. Hawley Lake is almost always the coldest place in Arizona.

SR 473 is marked as a spur of SR 73, but while the road itself continues to roughly intersect with that route in Fort Apache, it is not numbered beyond Hawley Lake and therefore does not connect to its parent at all. SR 473 was actually named as such because the adjacent stretch of SR 260 was formerly part of SR 73.

Contents

  • Route description 1
  • History 2
  • Junction list 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Route description

SR 473 is a 9.91-mile (15.95 km) highway located entirely within the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation that links Hawley Lake to SR 260. The southern terminus of the highway is located at the Hawley Lake Dam. The southernmost 0.83 miles (1.34 km) of the highway are unpaved. The highway initially heads east along the north side of the lake before curving back towards the northwest away from the lake. It continues to the northwest before going through a series of hairpin turns before heading towards the east. The highway curves back towards the north before taking heading back towards the northeast. The highway curves back to the north as it reaches its northern terminus at SR 260. Portions of the highway are seasonally closed due to the road becoming impassable during winter weather.[1][2]

History

The route was defined in 1967 by the Arizona Department of Transportation. Since establishment, no major realignments have occurred.[3]

Junction list

The entire route is in Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Apache County.
mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 SR 260
9.91 15.95 Hawley Lake Dam
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ a b c
  2. ^
  3. ^

External links

  • SR 473 at Arizona Roads
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.