Traffic advisory: I-15 southbound through Gorge closed at milepost 13

This 2015 file photo for illustration shows traffic backed up on Interstate 15 in the Virgin River Gorge, Arizona, March 12, 2015 | Photo by Kimberly Scott, St. George News

MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. — A wreck on southbound I-15 through the Virgin River Gorge Wednesday evening has blocked both lanes at milepost 13, about 5 miles south of the Cedar Pocket rest area.

Highway 91 between St. George, Utah, and Littlefield, Arizona | Image from Mapquest.co
Highway 91 between St. George, Utah, and Littlefield, Arizona | Image from Mapquest.co

Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper John Bottoms announced in a text message that it was a major wreck.

Southbound motorists are advised to detour over Old Highway 91, if they must travel on I-15 this evening. See the attached map for directions.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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1 Comment

  • .... November 17, 2016 at 9:46 am

    This doesn’t effect me at all. I don’t have to work for a living

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