PHOENIX (AP) -- Authorities say the northbound lanes of Arizona State Route 51 are open again after a cement truck rollover closed the roadway for hours.
The rollover happened near Cactus Road on Tuesday morning.
Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves says the driver of the fully-loaded truck lost control following a tire blowout.
The vehicle overturned on the northbound lanes and spilled its cargo into the southbound lanes. The truck also hit the highway's center wall.
It's not known whether the driver was injured.
The northbound lanes and two southbound lanes were closed while crews with the Arizona Department of Transportation worked to remove debris. Northbound traffic was rerouted during the cleanup.
For the latest highway conditions across Arizona, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at www.az511.gov, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511.
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Just in time for rush hour! SR 51 Northbound at Cactus has reopened. All lanes both north and southbound are open. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) May 7, 2013
Going north on SR 51? Your best plan is to exit at Shea or 32nd Street. Heavy delays at Cactus exit. Exit early and save yourself time.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) May 7, 2013
CLOSED: Northbound SR 51 is being closed at Cactus. Rollover crash involving a cement truck. Expect an extended closure.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) May 7, 2013