All lanes reopened on northbound I-17

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

NEAR CORDES JUNCTION, Ariz. -- All lanes of Interstate 17 northbound have reopened following an earlier vehicle fire near Cordes Junction, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Traffic was backed up 10 miles, starting from five miles south of Cordes Junction and the intersection of State Route 69.

The interstate was closed because of a vehicle fire at milepost 258. 

For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT’s Travel Information Site at or call 5-1-1.