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Avalanche Control On The Grand Mesa

Avalanche Control On The Grand Mesa

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The reason for the closure was for avalanche control work with the Grand Mesa getting around 14 inches of new snow.

The highway was closed from northbound milepost 28 to southbound milepost 35.

The Grand Mesa has had a "considerable" avalance warning issued by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

Today was also spend widening the road to safely allow the flow of two way traffic.


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