Rock slide shuts down HWY 6 near Helper

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(Picture courtesy Utah Dept. of Public Safety)CARBON COUNTY -- A rock slide north of Helper shut down Highway 6 at milepost 223 for a significant portion of the day Wednesday.

Courtesy Utah Dept. of Public Safety
Courtesy Utah Dept. of Public Safety

The slide happened just before before noon, but crews weren't able to get the road opened until after 8 p.m.

No vehicles were involved in the slide, but rocks covered both sides of the road. Traffic was diverted to Emma Park Road while crews cleaned up the mess.

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