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Wreck closes southbound State Route 347 south of Chandler

Oct 28, 2022, 1:25 PM | Updated: 3:11 pm

(Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Camera)...

(Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Camera)

(Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Camera)

PHOENIX – Southbound State Route 347 south of Chandler was closed for two hours because of a wreck Friday afternoon, authorities said.

The highway was closed because of a crash at Riggs Road, west of Sun Lakes, at about 1 p.m. the Arizona Department of Transportation said.

SR 347 reopened around 3 p.m., ADOT said.

The northbound lanes remained open, but traffic was backing up in both directions.

Drivers in the area were advised to seek alternate routes.

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Wreck closes southbound State Route 347 south of Chandler