Aug 26, 2013 12:54 AM by Brian White
SAN SIMON - A tractor-trailer fire has closed the San Simon Port of Entry, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The vehicle fire is blocking the entrance to the port of entry. The San Simon Port of Entry is located at milepost 383 on Interstate 10, about five miles east of San Simon.
It is unknown when the port of entry will reopen.
The San Simon port of entry is normally open 24 hours a day and monitors all commercial traffic entering Arizona for registration, taxes, size and weight restrictions, commercial driver license requirements and equipment safety requirements and issue permits as require. For more information about Arizona ports of entry, visit http://www.azdot.gov/apps/mvd-enforcement-offices.