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Interstate 17 in Phoenix reopens after Monday’s storm closures

Oct 3, 2022, 8:13 PM | Updated: Oct 4, 2022, 5:53 am
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PHOENIX — Interstate 17 in Phoenix reopened Monday night in both directions after storm-related closures, state transportation officials said.

Northbound I-17 closed at Dunlap Avenue and southbound I-17 closed at Peoria Avenue as a precaution due to the weather affecting Valley Metro’s light-rail project at the freeway, the Arizona Department of Transportation said in a press release just before 8 p.m.

The northbound lanes opened back up before 10 p.m. and the southbound lanes shortly thereafter.

Transportation officials shut down access to that part of freeway because of strong winds.

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