I-15 closed in southern Utah due to crashes, slide-offs in snowy weather

Posted at 9:42 PM, Jan 25, 2021

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — Interstate 15 was closed Sunday night due to multiple crashes and slide-offs.

The freeway was closed in both directions near Toquerville, with the traffic backup spanning about four miles from Leeds to Anderson Junction.

Traffic was stopped around 8:30 p.m. and remained at a standstill for over an hour. Around 10 p.m., one northbound lane was opened but southbound remained closed.