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State Route 83 reopens south of I-10

Had been closed since Monday afternoon because of Sawmill Fire
April 27, 2017

PHOENIX —State Route 83 has reopened this afternoon south of Interstate 10 after being closed for nearly three days because of the Sawmill Fire, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Drivers can expect local delays as ADOT crews repair guardrails damaged by the fire. Lane restrictions and reduced speed limits are expected in the area where crews are working.

The road had been closed since the fire approached SR 83 on Monday afternoon.

Additional information on active wildfires can be obtained through the Arizona Division of Emergency Management at

For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT’s Travel Information Site at or call 511.


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