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I-10 reopens near New Mexico after blowing dust

Posted at 2:22 PM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-17 21:04:10-04

COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Interstate 10 has reopened Tuesday near New Mexico at milepost 352 after closing due to blowing dust.

They plan to move troopers down to milepost 376 and continue monitoring the dust. If it picks back up they will do quick closures of traffic near the farmland. 

The Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona Department of Public Safety have closed I-10 several times in recent weeks when wind and blowing dust reduce visibility.

CLOSURE: I-10 is closed from just east of Willcox for dust blowing from farm field.Traffic is being routed north on US 191 to US 70 to NM..

— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) May 17, 2016

Traffic is detouring through Safford via US 191 and US 70 to Lordsburg.

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