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Mudslide, crashes temporarily close EB I-80 in Parleys Canyon

Apr 13, 2023, 6:27 AM | Updated: 9:58 am

(Utah Highway Patrol)...

(Utah Highway Patrol)

(Utah Highway Patrol)

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Eastbound Interstate 80 near the Emigration Canyon exit in Parleys Canyon has reopened following a mudslide Thursday morning.

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Cameron Roden said the slide led to two single-vehicle crashes. One person received minor injuries in one of the crashes.

Utah Department of Transportation crews were working to clear the debris and reopened the road before 10 a.m. One lane was opened after crews were able to partially clear the roadway earlier in the morning commute.

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Mudslide, crashes temporarily close EB I-80 in Parleys Canyon