What to know about the Phoenix flood crisis

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Transportation has reopened the I-10 westbound ramp for the first time since the Phoenix to Tucson Expressway was closed for more than three weeks due to the flood.

The I-30 southbound ramp reopened around 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, the DOT said.

I-70 northbound remained closed.

The Phoenix-Tucson Expressway, which was the main artery for the I/90 and I-20 corridors, was reopened at 3:30 a.m., DOT spokesman Jason Johnson said.

The interstate, which connects Phoenix with Tucson, has reopened to all traffic.

Drivers are asked to check with the Arizona Department.

I-10 was opened to traffic for more and more time.

The freeway remained closed for the past two days due to floodwaters, but was reopened in a matter of hours on Wednesday afternoon.

The last traffic delays were around 5:30 Thursday morning.

The DOT has reopened all lanes on I-90 and the I10.

There were no major accidents along the way, but the freeway is expected to remain closed until Friday.

Tucsans and Arizona residents can take I-5 eastbound to Phoenix or southbound to Tempe.

Drivers can use I-15 eastbound or south.

The U.S. Department of Interior, in coordination with the National Park Service, has set up a staging area for people to return to their homes.

Those in need should call 602-727-9070.

More to come.