Plan your drive accordingly. If you have not heard SR 87 closed near Mesa Both directions of State Route 87 are closed near Mesa. The closure is due to debris in the road at milepost 181, which is near Stapley Drive on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (near Mesa). The northbound lanes are closed at L-202 (Red Mountain Freeway); the southbound lanes are closed at Shea Boulevard. There is no estimated time to reopen the highway.