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Little Cottonwood Canyon closed Friday morning for Avalanche control work

Little cottonwood canyon closed Friday morning
Posted at 7:07 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 21:07:38-05

SALT LAKE CITY — In a tweet released Thursday night, UDOT announced Little Cottonwood Canyon road SR 210 would be closed for avalanche control work.

The closure will be in place from 12:30 a.m. to about 8 a.m., but the schedule is subject to change.

Town Marshal for Alta, Mike Morey, also tweeted warning that if people were parking lot camping in order to avoid the closure, they would be sent back down the canyon.

The purpose of the tests will be to check avalanche control tools in the canyon.

Watch FOX 13 for updates.