Bridge work ends early on I-17 south near Cordes Junction

PHOENIX ‒ Both lanes of southbound Interstate 17 are open again between State Route 169 and State Route 69 after crews completed critically needed repairs at the Orme Road bridge, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The work required narrowing I-17 to one lane between mileposts 270 and 269 approaching Cordes Junction.

The work was initially expected to last until Saturday, but crews were able to complete it Thursday evening.

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