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Utah spent nearly $70K on national parks during shutdown

Utah spent nearly $70K on national parks during shutdown

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah spent nearly $70,000 to keep national park services going in the state during the 35-day partial government shutdown. The Deseret News reports the state funding was combined with private donations to keep open Zion, Bryce Canyon and Arches, the three most popular national parks in Utah. […]

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Crash At Deer Creek Affects Traffic Through This Afternoon

Crash At Deer Creek Affects Traffic Through This Afternoon

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah-As snow continues to negatively affect driving at various places throughout Utah, Wasatch County is not exempt from troubles. Per the official Twitter account of UDOT, as of 8:56 am Monday, a crash has occurred on southbound U.S. Highway 189 at milepost 23 near Deer Creek Reservoir. Authorities […]

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Roadway deaths drop in Utah for 2nd-straight year

Roadway deaths drop in Utah for 2nd-straight year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New state statistics show that the number of people who died on Utah roadways decreased for the second consecutive year. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the 264 deaths on Utah roadways in 2018 were the lowest since 2014 and down from 273 the year before. The […]

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Crew clearing huge avalanche that closed highway

Crew clearing huge avalanche that closed highway

9:53 am UDOT reported on its Twitter account that snowplows have had a successful breakthrough. The road is now all the way uncovered. PROVO, Utah (AP) — Crews are clearing away a massive avalanche that closed a state highway in a Utah canyon. Authorities said the slide had been triggered […]

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Expect Intermittent Road Closures on U.S. Highway 189 This Evening

Expect Intermittent Road Closures on U.S. Highway 189 This Evening

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah- 7:46 pm As the evening progresses, avalanches have caused closures on U.S. Highway 189. As KUTV 2 News of Salt Lake City’s Heidi Hatch confirmed, a 30-foot deep avalanche in Provo Canyon was responsible. Presently, U.S. Highway 189 at milepost 12 (three miles northeast of Provo) is […]

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Accident on U.S. 189 Near Charleston Turnoff Caused By Rock Slide

Accident on U.S. 189 Near Charleston Turnoff Caused By Rock Slide

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah- 10:17 am The Utah Highway Patrol confirms an accident on U.S. Highway 189 at milepost 16 nine miles southwest of Charleston was caused by a rock slide. The highway was closed for two hours before wreckers could clear the road. The UHP stated a northbound car struck […]

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Crash Near Strawberry Reservoir

Crash Near Strawberry Reservoir

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah-Per the official Twitter of UDOT, an accident occurred at milepost 42 on eastbound U.S. Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir at 5:19 pm. Authorities estimate a clearance time of 6:18 pm. If in the area, please drive safely and listen to all instructions authorities may give you.

Crash on Eastbound U.S. 40, South of Heber City

Crash on Eastbound U.S. 40, South of Heber City

HEBER CITY, Utah-Per the offical Twitter of UDOT, a crash occurred on eastbound U.S. Highway 40 at milepost 21 south of Heber City at 9:15 pm. UDOT reports this is not blocking any lanes at this time. Authorities estimate a clearance time of 10:12 pm. If in the area, please […]

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Crash At Deer Creek Reservoir

Crash At Deer Creek Reservoir

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah-Per the official Twitter of UDOT, there was a serious crash on U.S. Highway 189 near Deer Creek Reservoir at milepost 18. The incident occurred at 10:53 am with an estimated clearance time of 12:30 pm being projected. If in the area, please drive safely and listen to […]

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Vehicle on Fire Near S.R. 319

Vehicle on Fire Near S.R. 319

HEBER CITY, Utah-Per the official Twitter account of UDOT, a vehicle on fire is affecting traffic near Jordanelle Reservoir. As of 6:15 pm Monday evening, the incident occurred at milepost 8 on eastbound U.S. Highway 40 (the Mayflower/S.R. 319 area). This is on the right shoulder and authorities estimate a […]

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