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UDOT says on temporary road on U.S. Highway 6 between Helper and Soldier Summit now open

Sep 3, 2023, 3:50 PM | Updated: Sep 4, 2023, 5:01 pm

UDOT crews repair US-6 after flooding in Price Canyon, Sept. 4, 2023.
(Utah Department of Transport...

UDOT crews repair US-6 after flooding in Price Canyon, Sept. 4, 2023. (Utah Department of Transportation)

(Utah Department of Transportation)

CARBON COUNTY, Utah — A mudslide has closed U.S. Highway 6 in both directions at mile marker 288, but UDOT says a makeshift road between Helper and Solider Summit opened Monday afternoon. 

UDOT said the road will be gravel as they repair the highway and the speed limit will be 25 mph over the next several days.

According to a Utah Highway Patrol X post, eastbound traffic is being redirected to U.S. 89 into Sanpete County. Westbound traffic is being redirected to U.S. 191 into Duchesne County.

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UDOT says on temporary road on U.S. Highway 6 between Helper and Soldier Summit now open