I-10 closes for bridge demolition, forcing 67-mile detour - Tucson News Now

Update: I-10 reopens east of Tucson

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Interstate 10 between Tucson and Benson has reopened.

It was closed overnight so crews could demolish the Pantano Union Pacific Railroad Bridge.

Motorists were faced a detour of 67 miles along highways 90, 83 and 82 through Sonoita.

The closure began at 9 p.m. Friday. Eastbound lanes were reopened first, shortly before 7 a.m. Westbound lanes were opened just a few minutes later.

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