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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Some Seasonal Roads Are Set To Open

High elevation roads that lead to popular attractions and recreation areas are usually open by now, but are slow this year because of lingering snowpack.

The Visitor Center at Cedar Breaks is scheduled to open this weekend, after crews push snowdrifts off of the access road.

The Alpine Loop Scenic Byway will probably open in mid-June.

Hwy 150 in the Uintas and Hwy 39 (the Monte Cristo road) will probably not open until late June.

Below is information from the Utah Department of Transportation, detailing expected openings for seasonal roads.

Updated June 7, 2011

This list is limited to UDOT’s numbered State Routes, and does not include local county or forest roads.

Note: This report does not include temporary incident road closures.
Check the “Emergency Alerts” and “Road Conditions Alerts” links on the CommuterLink home page for active temporary road closures.

SR 35 Wolf Creek Pass - (Large sinkhole on north end of pass with ramps to make the road passable) OPEN Francis to Hanna – Milepost 12 to 37

SR 39 Monte Cristo - Anticipated Opening End of June CLOSED
East of Ogden – Milepost 37 to 55.5

SR 65 East Canyon - Anticipated Opening End of June CLOSED
Northeast of Salt Lake City – Milepost 3 to 13.2

SR 92 American Fork Canyon / Alpine Loop - Anticipated Opening Mid-June CLOSED Milepost 14 to 22.5

SR 148 Cedar Breaks - Anticipated Opening Mid-June East of Cedar City – Milepost 0.2 to 19 CLOSED

SR 150 Mirror Lake Highway - Anticipated Opening Late-June CLOSED
Kamas to Wyoming Border – Milepost 14.6 to 48

SR 153 Mount Holly Junction Anticipated Opening Mid-June
East of Beaver – Milepost 23 to 35 CLOSED

SR 190 Guardsman Pass Anticipated Opening Late June
Big Cottonwood Canyon (SR-190/Brighton) to Park City (Junction with SR 224) CLOSED

SR 224 Guardsman Pass Anticipated Opening Late June
Park City to Midway CLOSED


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