Update: I-40 closed between Ash Fork and Winslow
Update 2:40 p.m. – Heavy snowfall in the last hour has forced the closure of Interstate 40,in both directions between Ash Fork (milepost 146) and Winslow (milepost 252). US 180 remains closed west of Snowbowl to Valle on State Route 64. All other highways in the region are open at this time, but snow is still falling and winter driving conditions are present. ADOT reminds drivers to use extra caution and prepare for driving in winter conditions.
Update 12:45 p.m. – State Route 87 between Clint’s Well and Winslow has reopened. All roads in the White Mountains remain open, but are snowpacked and icy.
Update 11:20 a.m. – Eastbound Interstate 40 between US 93 and Winslow has reopened. State Route 260 has reopened between Camp Verde and State Route 87. State Route 87 has reopened between the junction of State Route 260 and Clint’s Well (milepost 290). SR 87 remains closed from Clint’s Well to Winslow.
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.
The following closures are in place as of 8 a.m.
Northbound Interstate-17 is closed at the junction of State Route 179. I-17 southbound remains open at this time.
Interstate-40 is closed in both directions from US 93 to Winslow.
US 180 is closed north of the Arizona Snowbowl to State Route 64 at Valle.
State Route 87 is closed north of Pine near Clint’s Well.
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 athttp://www.azdot.gov/knowsnow. For current road and weather conditions, tune in to local media.