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State police shut down I-40 westbound near Gallup

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The New Mexico Department of Transportation advised drivers heading westbound on I-40 to plan accordingly on Feb. 22. State Police in coordination with the NMDOT shut down Exits 26, 20 and 16 overnight due to extreme weather in Arizona.

Motorists are advised to seek accommodations now. All facilities in Arizona are occupied.

Exit 16 into Gallup is open for residents and drivers seeking overnight accommodations, but exiting westbound out of the city will be prohibited.

This event will be updated as conditions change. The Gallup area is under a Winter Storm Warning with wind gusts up to 55 mph. Driving conditions may be severe with limited visibility. The closure will be updated as conditions change.


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