Little Cottonwood Canyon closed as crews clean up mudslides

News

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON (ABC4 News) – Little Cottonwood Canyon is closed Thursday evening due to debris on the highway.

Unified police said State Route 210 is shut down due to rock and mudslides along the roadway through the canyon.

It’s not clear when the canyon will reopen.

ABC4 News viewer Ashley Russon shared this video taken by her mom Annette Morrison. She says her mom is stuck up the canyon following the slides.

Video courtesy: Annette Morrison via Ashley Russon

Police said a helicopter sent up the canyon reported about 35 cars stranded up the canyon. Those occupants have been sheltered at Snowbird and Alta Resorts.

As of Friday, UDOT crews are busy cleaning up the roads. It is unclear when the roads will reopen.

This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON:

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Videos

DNA technology available at Utah State Crime lab changing how we look at forensic evidence

Thumbnail for the video titled "DNA technology available at Utah State Crime lab changing how we look at forensic evidence"

How much do you know about the U.S. Constitution?

Thumbnail for the video titled "How much do you know about the U.S. Constitution?"

Distraction causes pedestrian pedestrian deaths and injuries

Thumbnail for the video titled "Distraction causes pedestrian pedestrian deaths and injuries"

Utah's top teen volunteers making Utah strong

Thumbnail for the video titled "Utah's top teen volunteers making Utah strong"
More Video News

Don't Miss

The Mel Robbins Show

Trending Stories