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Little Cottonwood Canyon road temporarily closed for avalanche control

Posted at 11:14 AM, Jan 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-06 14:17:52-05

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Utah's Department of Transportation is warning skiers and snowboarders heading up to Alta and Snowbird on Thursday that the road up Little Cottonwood Canyon will close at 11:30 a.m. for avalanche control.

Downhill traffic will be closed on SR 210 from Snowbird at 12:30 pm.

No one will be allowed to take the road down the canyon until avalanche mitigation work is completed, expected to be around 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. Updates will be provided by UDOH as work progresses.