Sunday, March 18, 2012

Road closure updates from ADOT

Update: Northbound I-17 reopens

Update 11:00 a.m. - Northbound I-17 has reopened between the junction of SR 179 (Sedona turnoff) and Flagstaff.
Update 10:40 a.m. - Westbound Interstate 40 has reopened at Winslow. Eastbound I-40 remains closed at US 93, as tractor trailers are backed up at Ash Fork Hill west of Flagstaff. Northbound Interstate 17 remains closed at the junction of SR 179, though crews are making progress on clearing the snow and ice from the roadway. Southbound Interstate 17 remains open from Flagstaff.
Update 10:15 a.m. – State Route 87 is closed from the junction of State Route 260 at Cinch Hook Hill (milepost 278) to Winslow (milepost 341) State Route 260 is closed from east of Camp Verde (milepost 228) to State Route 87.

Update 9:40 a.m. - State Route 87 is closed from Clint’s Well (milepost 285) to Winslow (milepost 341).

Arizona Department of Transportation crews are fully deployed in response to the winter storm that developed overnight. Heavy snow is still falling from Flagstaff to the White Mountains, causing hazardous driving conditions. 

ADOT reminds drivers to use extra caution and prepare for driving in winter conditions. Winter driving tips and other useful information may be found on our website at For current road and weather conditions, tune in to local media.

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