ARIZONA NEWS

NB I-17 in northern Arizona temporarily closed due to icy roads from winter storm

Feb 2, 2024, 6:15 AM | Updated: 6:52 am

Image captures view of train station in Flagstaff, where a winter storm passed by Feb. 2, 2024....

A winter storm passed through northern Arizona on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024. (Flagstaff Train Station Webcam Screenshot)

(Flagstaff Train Station Webcam Screenshot)

PHOENIX — The northbound lanes of Interstate 17 in northern Arizona were temporarily closed Friday morning due to hazardous driving conditions caused by a winter storm, transportation officials said.

The freeway was closed at milepost 310, south of Munds Park, around 5 a.m., the Arizona Department of Transportation said. Traffic started getting through again around 6:45 a.m.

The closure was the near the Coconino-Yavapai county line, about halfway between Camp Verde and Flagstaff.

There were multiple disabled vehicles, as well as snow and ice on the roads, ADOT said.

Motorists were advised to be prepared for snowy and icy roads across northern Arizona on Friday.

Get the latest KTAR News 92.3 FM traffic alerts sent straight to your phone by texting “TRAFFIC” to 411923.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

How Arizona voters can cut through the political noise this election season...

Serena O'Sullivan

How Arizona voters can cut through the political noise this election season

Political noise is ramping up ahead of Arizona's presidential preference election on March 19. Here are a few ways voters can thrive in 2024.

32 minutes ago

Fugitive wanted in Georgia may be in Rocky Point, FBI says...

Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix FBI asking for help finding fugitive wanted in Georgia

The FBI asked the public on Thursday to help find a fugitive wanted in Georgia. Officials believe he has ties to the Phoenix area.

41 minutes ago

Gen Z loves Trump Arizona political analyst says...

Serena O'Sullivan

Valley political consultant sheds light on why Gen Z loves Trump

Gen Z loves Trump, according to Stan Barnes, a former Arizona state senator who currently works as a political consultant.

51 minutes ago

The Scookie Bar, local skillet cookie company, is partners with NFL...

Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix cookie company gets new opportunities from NFL business partnership

The Scookie Bar, a longtime food truck turned brick-and-mortar store, will expand its NFL partnership this year for the Final Four.

1 hour ago

Andrew Ormsby, 22, was arrested on Wednesday, police said. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office photo)...

KTAR.com

Phoenix police arrest man accused of fatally shooting victim found in West Valley alley

Andrew Ormsby, 22, was arrested on Wednesday for his involvement in the shooting death of Roy Orozco, 24, Phoenix police said.

8 hours ago

Guests mill about at a previous Guild Indian Fair & Market on the grounds of the Heard Museum in Ph...

KTAR.com

Heard Museum in Phoenix holding 66th annual Guild Indian Fair & Market this weekend

The Heard Museum in Phoenix is holding its signature event this weekend, the 66th annual Guild Indian Fair & Market.

9 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Day & Night is looking for the oldest AC in the Valley

Does your air conditioner make weird noises or a burning smell when it starts? If so, you may be due for an AC unit replacement.

...

Fiesta Bowl Foundation

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade is excitingly upon us

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe is upon us! The attraction honors Arizona and the history of the game.

...

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Valley residents should be mindful of plumbing ahead of holidays

With Halloween in the rear-view and more holidays coming up, Day & Night recommends that Valley residents prepare accordingly.

NB I-17 in northern Arizona temporarily closed due to icy roads from winter storm