Thursday, November 17, 2011

Interstate 15 re-opened between Idaho Falls and Roberts

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Idaho State Police
Region 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294


For Immediate Release: 11/17/2011 at 5:30 P.M.

The Idaho Transportation Department has re-opened I15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts.


For Immediate Release: 11/17/11 12:45

At this time, 12:45 pm, Thursday, November 17, 2011, Idaho State Police is assisting the Idaho Transportation Department in shutting down Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts due to low visibility caused by blowing dust.

Interstate 15 will be closed for an unknown amount of time from milepost 119, the Grandview Dr. / US Highway 20 exit in Idaho Falls, to milepost 134, the Roberts exit. Motorists will have to find alternate routes of travel until the Interstate reopens.

Find out more information and updates on the closure by dialing 511 (or 1-888-432-7623) from any phone in Idaho, or going to for the official Idaho Transportation Department road report.