Interstate 17 reopened after police incident in Phoenix

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Interstate 17 was closed in both directions in Phoenix due to a police incident, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) Interstate 17 was closed in both directions in Phoenix due to a police incident, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
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Interstate 17 was reopened in both directions in Phoenix after a police incident, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Northbound lanes were closed at Bethany Home Road and southbound lanes were closed at Glendale Avenue.

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The highway was closed for over 8 hours.

Motorists were recommended to travel a different route.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT. When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.

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