GILA BEND, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Interstate 8 has reopened near Gila Bend after a crash involving two semi-trucks closed the westbound lanes on Tuesday morning.
The Arizona Department of Transportation reported that the crash shut down all of the westbound lanes on I-8 at Butterfield, however, all westbound lanes were reopened just before 9 a.m.
OPEN: All lanes are now open, I-8 West at mile 119 (Butterfield Trail) near Gila Bend.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 2, 2016
I-8 West at Butterfield (I-8 Business), we have a report of a second crash in the area. Both westbound lanes reported blocked.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 2, 2016
I-8 West: Traffic is now getting by the crash site in the emergency lane at crash site, mile 119. Expect delays.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 2, 2016
One of the semi-trucks spilled a large shipment of flowers and roses onto the roadway.