UPDATE: US-6 reopens in Carbon County

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WEDNESDAY 10/6/2021 10:03 a.m.

HELPER, Utah (ABC4) – US-6 in Carbon County has reopened, according to Utah Highway Patrol.

The highway had closed Wednesday between Soldier Summit and Helper shortly after 8:30 a.m.

Flooding had blocked the roadway.

As of 10 a.m., Utah Highway Patrol says US-6 has reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY: Flooding closes part of US-6 in Carbon County

WEDNESDAY 10/6/2021 9:13 a.m.

HELPER, Utah (ABC4) – Flooding has caused authorities to close a highway in central Utah.

Utah Highway Patrol says US-6 is closed between Soldier Summit and Helper as of 8:35 a.m. Wednesday.

Crews are currently on scene, UHP reports.

According to the Utah Department of Transportation, US-6 is closed in both directions from the US-191 Junction in Helper to Soldier Summit.

In the slideshow below are screen grabs of UDOT traffic cameras along US-6 showing the wet conditions.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for a portion of Carbon County – including the above stretch of US-6 – until 10:45 a.m.

ABC4 Chief Meteorologist Alana Brophy says we are dealing with unsettled conditions in the Northern half of the state today, so isolated showers will linger for our Wednesday. Here is the full forecast.

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