Travel and weather updates from across the state

Travel and weather updates from across the state all through the vacation weekend.

2 p.m. Saturday: Crash-related freeway closures clear 

Highway closures from a number of collisions this morning have largely been cleared, ADOT stated Saturday afternoon. 

 Southbound lanes and one northbound lane are open on State Route 69 following a day crash. 

All 1-17 lanes at the moment are open as nicely following a northbound crash.

1:30 p.m. Saturday: Calm and cool weather for Phoenix on Christmas Eve

Unlike a lot of the remainder of the United States that was battered by winter storms this vacation season, the weather in Arizona was calm and cool going into the vacation weekend. 

The low at Sky Harbor this morning was 44 for the low this morning at Sky Harbor International, which the National Weather Service Phoenix stated is “right at the normal for today’s date.”

12:30 p.m. Saturday: ADOT experiences freeway closure on 1-17 Northbound

A crash on the 1-17 Northbound, simply south of Munds Park and close to milepost 312, has closed the freeway. 

There isn’t any estimated time to reopen the freeway, the Arizona Department of Transportation stated Saturday afternoon. 

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