Thursday, June 21, 2012

Brush fire closes SR 177 near Superior

Fire near Superior forces closure on State Route 177
PHOENIX – A brush fire south of Superior has forced the closure of State Route 177 at the U.S. 60 junction in Pinal County today, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

ADOT is working with fire officials to ensure the safety of drivers and is assisting with traffic control. The closure is from mileposts 155-168.

There is no estimated time to reopen the highway.

ADOT advises drivers who wish to travel between Superior and Winkelman to use U.S. 60 and State Route 77 through Globe.

Additional information on active wildfires can be obtained through the Arizona Division of Emergency Management at To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at or call 5-1-1.

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