The roadway is closed just north of Congress to south of Kirkland, from milepost 269 to milepost 285. Drivers traveling north or southbound may use US 93 or Interstate 17 as alternate routes.
There is no estimated time to reopen the highway.
Additional information on active brushfires can be obtained through the Arizona Division of Emergency Management. For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT’s Travel Information Site at www.az511.gov or call 5-1-1.