Roads Closed in Utah Amid 'Extreme' Avalanche Risk

Roads in Cottonwood Canyons, east of Salt Lake City, were closed on February 16 due to an “extreme” avalanche risk in the area.

The Utah Department of Transport said the SR-210 and SR-190 were closed. Control and prevention work was continuing, they said.

The Denver Post said this footage showed an avalanche triggered by officials as part of their mitigation work. The Department of Transportation said the road would remain closed into February 17. Credit: UDOT Cottonwood Canyons via Storyful

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