© 2020 www.azcentral.com. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Between Claypool and Roosevelt Lake is an old loop road labelled "Old Highway 88"; originally State Route 88 continued down 188 from Roosevelt Lake to US 60 at Claypool. The fire was most active along the southwest side of the fire where it has already crossed Hwy 188 and is moving towards Murphy Ranch Mountain. Reach the reporter at Helen.Wieffering@arizonarepublic.com or on Twitter @helenwieffering. The highway also closed earlier this summer as crews battled the Bush Fire in the nearby Tonto National Forest. The mudslide may have been the result of rainstorms circling metro Phoenix late last week. § 261.50(a), the following acts are prohibited within the area described in this Order (the “Restricted Area”) and as depicted on the attached map, hereby incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A, all within the Tonto National Forest, Maricopa and Gila Counties, Arizona. Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. You will need to register before adding a comment. Or; Accidents; Traffic; Weather; Report An Accident ; Local News; Traffic Cameras >> US Route 191 >> Arizona >> DOT Road Conditions. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Incidents and Closures may also be viewed on the Ontario 511 Interactive Map. Typed comments will be lost if you are not logged in. and last updated 4:17 PM, Jul 28, 2020 State Route 188 is reopen after being shut down in both directions due to a mudslide. State Route 188 is reopen after being shut down in both directions due to a mudslide. The Arizona Department of Transportation tweeted late Monday night that the roadway was blocked near milepost 253. PROHIBITIONS. A mudslide near Roosevelt Lake closed State Route 188 on Tuesday, and officials warned the shutdown could be lengthy. 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Status, Road Closure with live updates from the DOT - US Route 191. ezeRoad US 191 Arizona. No other closures associated with the mudslide have been announced. Arizona 188 was added to the state highway system in 1959 between Roosevelt Dam and Jakes Corner (Arizona 87). In 2000, the section between Roosevelt Dam and U.S. 60 was transferred from Arizona 88 due to an ADOT policy that two routes should not serve the same destinations. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Arizona 188 originally crossed Roosevelt Dam directly. State Route 188 ends at State Route 87 south of Rye. Motorists can now access Apache Lake by taking SR 188 either from US 60 or SR 87 and taking SR 88 west. To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs. Live Reports by @ArizonaDOT. Transportation officials did not provide an estimated time for reopening the road. Tonto Basin on June 24, 2020 188 was added to the State system... 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