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ADOT closes roads in wake of Wallow fire

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Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 3:14 pm | Updated: 4:33 pm, Fri Jun 17, 2011.

With the Wallow fire continuing to burn uncontained in eastern Arizona, several highway closures are in effect. The Arizona Department of Transportation lists the following closures as of Thursday:

• Nearly 20 miles of U.S. 60 have been closed from Springerville to the New Mexico state line. This closure stretches from milepost 384 to 401.

• State Route 260 is closed in both directions east of the Hawley Lake turnoff (State Route 473 junction) and Eagar. SR 260 is closed between mileposts 372-398 near Eagar.

• State Route 373, a 4.5 milelong highway that connects the town of Greer in eastern Arizona with SR 260 west of Eagar, is closed.

• U.S. 191 is closed between Alpine and north of Clifton (mileposts 176-253).

• State routes 261 and 273, the main access roads to Big Lake and Crescent Lake in the White Mountains, are closed. SR 261 is closed starting approximately 7 miles south of SR 260 to Crescent Lake (mileposts 395-413) and SR 273 is closed between the SR 260 junction and to the SR 261 junction (mileposts 378-394).

• U.S. 180 is closed between the SR 260 junction near Eagar and the New Mexico state line (mileposts 403-433).

For current road conditions, check http://www.azdot.gov.

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