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I10 Freeway--Construction

The I10 freeway in Arizona was built over several years in the 1960s and 1970s.

Construction Dates 
(This is a list of the entire I10 freeway in Arizona)
 
1964: Miles 0-10 (I-10 bridge over the Colorado River to west of Quartzsite)
1962: Miles 10-17 (west of Quartzsite)
1966: Miles 17-19 (Quartzsite bypass)
1964: Miles 19-31 (Quartzsite to Brenda)
1972: Miles 31-94 (Brenda to Tonopah)
1978: Miles 94-128 (Tonopah to Litchfield Road)
1984: Miles 128-140 (Litchfield Road to 51st Ave)
1985: Miles 140-142 (51st Ave to 31st Ave)
1989: Miles 142-143 (31st Ave to I-17 and portions of the Stack interchange)
1990: Miles 143-146 (I-17 and the Stack interchange to 3rd Street)
1988: Miles 146-150 (3rd Street to I-17)
1965: Miles 150-153 (I-17 to 40th Street), reconstructed 1988
1968: Miles 153-156 (40th Street to Baseline Street), reconstructed 1988, 1997, 2000
1967: Miles 156-161 (Baseline Street to Chandler Blvd), reconstructed 1988, 1997, 2000
1968: Miles 161-198 (Chandler Blvd to Highway 84)
1967: Miles 199-212 (Highway 84 to Picacho)
1962: Miles 212-232 (Picacho to Marana Air Park exit)
1964: Miles 232-240 (Marana Air Park to Tangerine Road)
1966: Miles 240-255 (Tangerine Road to Miracle Mile)
1962: Miles 255-260 (Miracle Mile to 29th Street), reconstructed 1996
1964: Miles 260-261 (29th Street to 6th Ave), reconstructed 1996, 2004
1967: Miles 261-267 (6th Ave to Valencia Road), partial reconstruction 1991
1964: Miles 267-275 (Valencia Road to Houghton Road)
1959: Miles 275-279 (Houghton Road to Vail Road, bypass of original highway)
1962: Miles 279-289 (Vail Road to west of Marsh Station Road)
1955: Miles 289-290 (Original US 80 expressway, unmodified)
1959: Miles 290-299 (Marsh Station Road to Skyline Road)
1962: Miles 299-303 (Skyline Road to AZ 90)
1974: Miles 303-311 (Benson Bypass)
1964: Miles 311-322 (Benson to Texas Canyon Rest Area)
1959: Miles 322-336 (Texas Canyon to Willcox West)
1969: Miles 336-343 (Willcox)
1962: Miles 343-352 (Willcox to US 191)
1959: Miles 352-354 (US 191 to US 191Y)
1964: Miles 354-362 (US 191Y to Bowie West)
1968: Miles 362-368 (Bowie bypass)
1964: Miles 368-378 (Bowie to San Simon)
1968: Miles 378-386 (San Simon)
1962: Miles 386-393 (San Simon to NM State Line)
 
The section from Buckeye Road to I-17 was originally constructed in 1965 as I-510 (later I-410) and reconstructed in 1988. Miles 147-150 were signed as SH 51 between 1988 and 1990, until I-10 was completed. Miles 255-262 were originally built in 1953 as AZ 84A, an expressway bypass of Tucson, and upgraded to I-10 between 1959 and 1962.

Source:
AA Roads http://www.aaroads.com/guide.php?page=i0010az
 

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