Rock slide near Moab blocking roadway, UHP says

Posted at 8:07 AM, Mar 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-03 10:07:46-05

GRAND COUNTY, Utah – The Utah Highway Patrol is working to clear the road after a rock slide occurred near Moab Sunday morning.

UHP Southeast Region tweeted the rock slide happened on SR-128, about one mile outside of Moab.

According to the tweet, there are 5-6 rocks the size of motorhomes on the roadway.

UDOT crews may have to use explosives once smaller rocks are removed, according to the tweet.

UHP said one lane of traffic will be open shortly.