LOCAL NEWS

LIVE UPDATES: Snow Causing Morning Commute Issues

Oct 29, 2019, 5:25 AM | Updated: 10:01 am
Photo: UDOT...
Photo: UDOT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Tuesday morning’s snow storm got the day off on the wrong foot for many Utah drivers.

KSL TV’s weather and traffic specialists will be keeping us up to date all morning. Watch on KSL TV channel 5, or take us with you on the go with the KSL TV app. Get the app here.

This article will be updated throughout the morning with road and weather information. Refresh for the latest news.

9:45 a.m.

Multiple crashes have been reported along the Wasatch Front.

In Utah County, there’s a crash on southbound I-15 approximately 1 mile north of Santaquin, a crash on northbound I-15 approximately 1 mile south of Payson, and a crash on southbound I-15 approximately 2 miles north of Santaquin.

In Salt Lake County, a crash on northbound I-15 at 7100 South in Mdivale has the right lane closed, a crash on eastbound I-215 at Redwood Road in Taylorsville has the right shoulder closed, a crash on southbound I-15 at 5600 South in Murray has the right lane blocked, a crash on northbound I-15 at 10600 South in Sandy has the right shoulder closed, a crash on southbound I-15 at the 10600 South onramp in South Jordan has the left lane blocked, and a crash on westbound I-215 at 300 West in Murray has the right shoulder closed.

A crash has also been reported on eastbound SR 39 at mile post 11 in Ogden Canyon.

9 a.m.

A crash on southbound I-15 at 9000 South in Sandy has the left shoulder closed.

8:45 a.m.

UDOT has reported a crash at 11400 South at 1200 West in South Jordan.

Snow is continuing to fall in various places along the Wasatch Front, creating slick conditions on roads.

8 a.m.

Multiple crashes have been reported in Weber and Morgan counties.

UDOT has reported a crash on westbound I-84 approximately one mile north of Morgan, and a crash on eastbound I-84 at mile post 110, which is approximately four miles east of Morgan.

In Ogden, a crash on northbound Washington Boulevard at 1700 South has the right shoulder closed. There’s also a crash on Harrison Boulevard at 1700 South.

On I-15, a crash at the 1600 North offramp in Orem has the left lane blocked.

7:45 a.m.

I-15 has seen a couple of crashes over the past half hour. In Utah County, a crash on northbound I-15 at University Avenue in Provo has the left shoulder closed. In Davis County, a crash on northbound I-15 at Hill Field Road in Layton has the left shoulder closed.

Also in Davis County, a crash on the southbound US 89 ramp to southbound I-15 in Farmington has the left lane blocked. A crash at northbound 2000 West at SR 193 in Syracuse has the right turn lane blocked.

7:15 a.m.

A crash on US 89 at Main Street in Farmington has the right lane blocked, according to UDOT.

The snow continues to be heavy in Parley’s Canyon, although plows have been able to get the roads relatively clear.

7 a.m.

Road restrictions are now in place for both Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. Chains or 4X4 are required on SR 210 at the mouth of Little Cottonwood and SR 190 through Big Cottonwood.

6:45 a.m.

UDOT is reporting a crash on 21st Street at 300 West in Ogden that has both eastbound and westbound lanes closed. In Wasatch County, a crash on eastbound US 189 at Deer Creek Reservoir has the left lane blocked.

6:30 a.m.

A crash on the eastbound SR 201 ramp to eastbound I-80 in Salt Lake City has a left lane blocked. In Uintah County, there’s also a crash about 2 miles west of Vernal on US 40.

News specialist Felicia Martinez is reporting from Parley’s Canyon, where snow continues to fall and plows are working to get roads cleared.

6 a.m.

UDOT is reporting a crash on westbound Parrish Lane at I-15 in Centerville. The right lane is closed.

In Wasatch County, snow continues to accumulate. Weather specialist Grant Weyman tweeted a photo of the Kimball Junction area in Park City, where the roads were completely covered.

5:45 a.m.

Road restrictions are in place for US 91 and US 92 through Sardine Canyon, according to UDOT. Chains or 4X4 are required. The restriction is in place until 5 p.m.

KSL TV’s news specialists Ladd Egan and Felicia Martinez will be live throughout the morning on Utah roads, giving us the latest on conditions.

5:30 a.m.

UDOT is reporting additional crashes. The left lane on northbound I-15 at mile post 334 in Clearfield is closed. On US 189 in Deer Creek in Wasatch County, a crashes have the right lane closed at mile post 17 on the eastbound side and the right shoulder closed on the westbound side.

Plows are out on I-80 through Parley’s Canyon as snow continues to accumulate. Remember to give the plows plenty of room to work, and never pass them!

5:15 a.m.

The morning kicked off with a handful of crashes in Davis and Weber counties.

According to UDOT, cars crashed in both directions along I-15 in Kaysville, Roy, Ogden, Layton, Clearfield and South Weber in the span of one hour. The crashes have lanes closed in multiple locations, so drivers are asked to give themselves extra time to account for closures and slick roads.

KSL TV meteorologist Grant Weyman said the snow will continue through the morning and will begin to taper off at about noon. However, the cold will continue.

 

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

(FILE) Inside the new Utah State Prison located in Salt Lake City. (KSL-TV)...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Utah State prisons on lockdown after three assaults against officers

Two Utah State prison facilities were placed on lockdown Sunday evening after three corrections officers were injured in the last two weeks. 
1 day ago
Handcuffs in a jail cell FILE PHOTO (Ravell Call/Deseret News)...
Pat Reavy

7 arrested in drug trafficking investigation in Utah and Salt Lake counties

Utah County law enforcers served search warrants on four homes simultaneously last week, resulting in the arrests of seven people and the seizure of multiple pounds of meth and heroin.
1 day ago
First responders on the scene of the motorcyclist who fell about 50 feet. (Washington County Sherif...
Michael Houck

Rescue crews save woman stuck in remote area and motorcyclist who fell 50 feet

Washington County officials responded to two different search & rescue operations on Sunday.
1 day ago
FILE PHOTO...
Michael Houck

Backcountry skier dies after slipping, falling near Lisa Falls

A man is dead after tumbling a "significant distance" while backcountry skiing in Little Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday.
1 day ago
USU student Max Shulga during Saturday night's game....
Shelby Lofton

Utah State community responds to ‘Russia’ chants directed at Ukrainian player

Some USU students say that the Colorado State University students crossed a line that goes beyond simple trash talk during a game.
1 day ago
The collapsed awning at the Wing Pointe Apartments (Heber City Police Department)...
Michael Houck

Snow collapses awning at a Heber apartment complex

Six cars were trapped under a collapsed awning after the Sunday afternoon snowfall. 
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

vintage photo of lighting showroom featuring chandeliers, lamps, wall lights and mirrors...
Lighting Design

History of Lighting Design | Over 25 Years of Providing Utah With the Latest Trends and Styles

Read about the history of Lighting Design, a family-owned and operated business that paved the way for the lighting industry in Utah.
Fiber Optical cables connected to an optic ports and Network cables connected to ethernet ports...
Brian Huston, CE and Anthony Perkins, BICSI

Why Every Business Needs a Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system benefits businesses by giving you faster processing speeds and making your network more efficient and reliable.
notebook with password notes highlighted...
PC Laptops

How to Create Strong Passwords You Can Actually Remember

Learn how you can create strong passwords that are actually easy to remember! In a short time you can create new ones in seconds.
house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Apartment Life Over Owning a Home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
LIVE UPDATES: Snow Causing Morning Commute Issues