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NB SR 87 reopened at Bush Highway northeast of Phoenix after brush fire

Jun 3, 2024, 1:30 PM | Updated: 5:14 pm

Stock image of a road closed sign. Northbound State Route 87 was closed northeast of Phoenix on Mon...

Northbound State Route 87 was closed northeast of Phoenix on Monday afternoon, June 3, 2024, due to a brush fire. (Pixabay Photo)

(Pixabay Photo)

PHOENIX — Northbound State Route 87 reopened in the northeast Valley on Monday afternoon after closing due to a brush fire, authorities said.

SR 87, which is also known as the Beeline Highway, was closed shortly after 1 p.m. at the Bush Highway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The closure point was east of Fountain Hills and north of Mesa, about 38 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix. SR 87 is the highway between the Valley and Payson.

No other information was made available.

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NB SR 87 reopened at Bush Highway northeast of Phoenix after brush fire