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NB State Route 347 south of metro Phoenix temporarily closed after rush-hour crash

May 14, 2024, 7:57 AM | Updated: 8:45 am

Traffic on northbound State Route 347 was backed up for miles Tuesday morning, May 14, 2024, after ...

Traffic on northbound State Route 347 was backed up for miles Tuesday morning, May 14, 2024, after a crash near Casa Blanca Road south of metro Phoenix. (Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Camera)

(Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Camera)

PHOENIX — State Route 347, the main road between the city of Maricopa and metro Phoenix, was temporarily closed Tuesday morning after a rush-hour crash, authorities said.

The closure on northbound SR 347 started at Casa Blanca Road, about 30 miles south of downtown Phoenix, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

By around 7:45 a.m., northbound traffic was backed up for several miles into Maricopa.

The highway was reopened around 8:30 a.m., ADOT said.

No other details were made available.

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NB State Route 347 south of metro Phoenix temporarily closed after rush-hour crash