PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers were seen blocking off the I-10 eastbound offramp at 16th Street Friday afternoon, in preparation for a protest in the area.
ADOT officials also announced the closure on its verified Twitter page.
The eastbound I-10 exit ramp at 16th Street is closed due to law enforcement activity. #phxtraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 17, 2017
According to an event page on Facebook, an "Anti-Fascist March" was scheduled for 4:00 p.m. in the area. According to FOX 10's Danielle Miller, approximately 30 protesters were at the scene, as of 4:30 p.m.