I-17 Open Again After Brush Fire Closes Highway near Sunset Point

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Arizona Department of Transportation officials say Interstate 17 re-opened in both directions early this morning after a brush fire closed the highway near Sunset Point Wednesday.

A Winslow car dealership employee who allegedly used a stolen identity to buy a sports car and stick the victim with the bill has been arrested in New Mexico.

Good news if you travel quite a bit through the Phoenix area.  Construction of a new 22-mile freeway around much of the southern perimeter of metro Phoenix has reached another milestone.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says workers recently installed the last of over 1,000 girders needed for construction of 40 bridges for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. The 91-foot girder was installed at an interchange being constructed at Desert Schools Parkway in Ahwatukee in southeast Phoenix.

Southbound Lanes of I-17 Re-open After Vehicle Fire

Jun 14, 2019

The Arizona Department of Transportation says the southbound lanes of Interstate-17 re-opened shortly after 9:30 Friday morning after the road was closed for more than 6 hours because of a vehicle fire.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the semi fire happened on southbound I-17 north of State Route 69.Credit (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)Edit | Remove

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If you look at a map of upcoming or ongoing construction projects around northern Arizona, it’s hard to find a major highway without some roadwork.