(1966-July 1, 2003)

NORTH End: City limits of Newhall, Benton County

Facing north on 287

Originally, this was 280 (to go with 279), but that number was, shall we say, assigned to a higher purpose (I-280). There was no leaving-town LGS for 287.

The east end of 199 and the north end of 287 are equidistant from the confluence of 42 degrees north, 92 degrees west. The confluence, located in the middle of Section 15 of El Dorado Township (T83N-R10W), is about 1.6 miles away from both - in 287's case, 1.5 miles west and .5 mile north on a fence between two fields.

SOUTH End: Stop sign, US 30/218, Benton County

Facing south on 287

LGS in above picture, with apologies for the color

Facing south on 287

Left photo by Jason Hancock

Facing west on 30/218

Facing east on 30/218

Photo by Jason Hancock

Facing east on 30/218

The van is at the end of 287, between the westbound and eastbound lanes. Benton County did not sign any county roads at intersections with state/US routes until after the spurs were decommissioned.

Last seen: 2003

Pictures by Jason Hancock: Fourth and seventh, 12/2/01

Pictures by me: Top three, fifth, and sixth, 5/20/03; eighth, 5/25/02

Page created 2/23/02; last updated 2/21/04

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