JUNE 26, 2017 ROAD REPORT
Sonora Highway 54 from Magdalena – Cucurpe – Sinoquipe, – the route from Tucson to Banámichi,
New pavement has been placed and the road is now easily traveled but still rough and slow for the section 5 miles/8km west of Sinoquipe. Broken pavement and large potholes.
Coming from Naco or Douglas, the highway south from Cananea to Bacoachi (Son 089/Son118) is rough with some broken pavement and some potholes.
South of Bacoachi to Banámichi the road has been repaved and is very good.
Road work is ongoing with no completion date as of this time. As always, please drive/ride with care.
Call us at 520-333-2655 for updates on this and any other routes.
This map and directions will get you to Banamichi and Hotel Los Arcos de Sonora.
From Tucson, AZ:
Take highway 19 south and cross into Nogales, Mexico.
Continue south on Mexico Highway 15 to Magdelena.
Just past the tollbooth (approximately 500 feet), exit to the right. There are signs directing you to exit to the Rio Sonora.
Turn left at the bottom of the ramp, towards Cucurpe crossing under the highway on Highway 54 to Sinoquipe, 74 miles.
Turn right at the stop sign in Sinoquipe onto Highway 89 and continue on to Banámichi.
From Bisbee or Douglas, AZ:
Cross the border at Naco.
Drive through town to the intersection of Mexico Highway 2 and turn right (west.)
Before entering Cananea, exit right and drive up the ramp.
Follow the signs to Bacoachi, turning at the first left over the bridge
Continue on State Highway 89 to Banámichi.