ARIZONA STRIP – Arizona Highway Patrol has reopened Interstate 15 through the Virgin River Gorge for travel both northbound and southbound.
All lanes northbound opened by 11:50 a.m., southbound lanes opened just after 12:30 p.m., AHP Sgt. John Bottoms said.
The Interstate was entirely closed to northbound and southbound traffic Sunday at 1 a.m. MST due to snow and ice conditions combined with 18-wheeler semitrailers sliding and colliding. AHP and other crews worked through the night to assist those stuck in the backed up traffic, evacuating some.
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