Motor Vehicle Services

PHOENIX – A serious crash has closed northbound State Route 87 south of Payson, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The crash occurred at milepost 213. There is no estimated time to reopen the lane. Drivers are advised to either avoid the area or use an alternate route.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.

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