Section of I-40 in northern Arizona still closedPosted: Updated:
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Some weather-related Arizona highway closures have been lifted but a 90-mile section of Interstate 40 in northwestern Arizona remains closed Thursday due to snow and ice from a winter storm.
The state Department of Transportation says I-40 is closed in both directions between Williams and the U.S. 93 junction 15 miles east of Kingman as crews work to clear the highway.
Meanwhile, southbound U.S. 93 has reopened after being closed south of I-40. U.S. 93 is the major route between Phoenix and Las Vegas.
In southern Arizona, a four-mile stretch of Interstate 19 south of Tucson has reopened after being closed due to icy conditions. Interstate 10 in southeast Tucson also has reopened.
Snow accumulations include 17 inches in Flagstaff, 7 in Payson, 5.5 in Sedona and 3.5 in Prescott.
For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT's Travel Information Site at www.az511.gov, follow us on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 5-1-1.
I-40 remains closed from 15 miles east of Kingman (at US 93) to Williams, mileposts 72-161. There is no ETA to reopen. #NewYearsStorm— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) January 1, 2015