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.
🚧 #RoadClosureAlert 🚧 #SR210 will close today at 11:30am for @UDOTavy avalanche mitigation.— UDOT Cottonwood Canyons (@UDOTcottonwoods) January 6, 2022
Uphill traffic closes at Gate B @ 11:30am.
Downhill traffic closes at @Snowbird 1/Gate C @ 12:30pm.
Est time of opening 2pm. Stay tuned for updates.@UDOTTRAFFIC @AltaCentral
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.
Once parking lots have been closed for downhill travel, @altaskiarea & @SnowbirdAlerts guests & backcountry users will not be allowed to leave until @udotavy control work is complete.— UDOT Cottonwood Canyons (@UDOTcottonwoods) January 6, 2022
Thanks for your patience & understanding as the crews work to keep #SR210 safe.