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UPDATE: US 6 between Helper and Spanish Fork reopens after mudslide

Aug 20, 2022, 3:10 PM | Updated: Aug 22, 2022, 6:09 am
Mudslide on US 6 Mile Marker 201 in-between Helper and Spanish Fork. (UHP)...
Mudslide on US 6 Mile Marker 201 in-between Helper and Spanish Fork. (UHP)
(UHP)

UPDATE: The Utah Highway Patrol says the road has reopened in both directions.


UTAH COUNTY, Utah — Road crews are cleaning up a mudslide that’s closed off parts of traffic on U.S. Highway 6 between Helper and Spanish Fork Saturday afternoon.

According to Utah Highway Patrol, westbound traffic on U.S. 6 just west of the Tie Fork Rest Area is closed until crews clean up the road.

Authorities said westbound lanes would reopen around 5 p.m., but until then, ask drivers to use an alternate route.

UHP said no one was injured in the crash.

This story will be updated when more information is provided. 

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UPDATE: US 6 between Helper and Spanish Fork reopens after mudslide