PHOENIX -- Interstate 17 northbound has reopened about five miles north of Cordes Junction, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Crews were responding to a vehicle fire that had closed the highway at the Orme Road/Dugas Road interchange, which is at milepost 268.
Southbound I-17 is unaffected.
For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT’s Travel Information Site at www.az511.gov or call 5-1-1.
Now both northbound lanes of I-17 are open north of Cordes Junction, but it'll take time for the backup to ease.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) June 5, 2014
I-17 update: The northbound left lane has reopened 5 miles north of Cordes Junction. Expect delays for a vehicle fire, milepost 268.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) June 5, 2014