Blowing dust closes Interstate 40 between Flagstaff and Winslow

Highway closed until visibility improves

FLAGSTAFF - The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has closed eastbound and westbound Interstate 40 from the Meteor Crater Rest Area (milepost 235) to Winslow (milepost 252) due to high winds and blowing dust.

Public safety is ADOT's highest priority. The highway will remain closed until visibility improves. Drivers should avoid the area for the rest of the day.

Drivers can get the latest information about highway restrictions via ADOT's Travel Information site at www.az511.com or by calling 511.

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