I-10 back open after semi-fire near Benson
The closure is in place at milepost 294, about 25 miles east of Tucson. There is no timeline for when the freeway will be reopened.Photo: Video by kgun9.com
BENSON, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Westbound Interstate 10 closed Tuesday about 10 miles west of Benson because of a fire involving a semi.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the closure happened at milepost 294, about 25 miles east of Tucson.
ADOT says both lanes reopened Tuesday night at about 6:30 p.m.
The truck that caught fire was carrying rolls of carpet. No word yet on any injuries to the driver.
For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT's Travel Information Site at www.az511.gov, follow us on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 5-1-1.