ADOT has removed the I-17 road closure warning from its statewide online traffic map, indicating that both southbound lanes are open at Stoneman Lake south of Flagstaff.
A multiple-vehicle crash with serious injuries occurred Sunday around noon, and both southbound lanes were closed until after 6 p.m., when the left passing lane was reopened.
Look for more details on the crash later today at www.azdailysun.com
8:30 p.m. Sunday: Southbound I-17 partially reopened at Stoneman Lake
One lane on southbound I-17 at Stoneman Lake north of SR 179 has reopened, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The southbound highway was closed around noon because of a serious crash. Drivers will still experience delays through the area because the right lane remains blocked.
To stay up to date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at az511.gov, call 511 of follow us on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT).
4 p.m. Sunday: Southbound I-17 remains closed at Stoneman Lake
Southbound Interstate 17 remained closed four hours after a multi-vehicle crash with serious injuries took place around noon near the Stoneman Lake exit.
The Arizona Department of Transportation said there is no estimate on when the southbound lanes will reopen. Drivers should consider taking Highway 89A through Oak Creek Canyon as a detour, although that route is not recommended for large commercial vehicles.