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START cancels commuter runs; US 89 closed for avalanche control

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JACKSON, Wyo. (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE: US 89 was closed at around 1:30 p.m. Friday for avalanche control. It is unknown when it might reopen.


WYDOT has reopened the Snake River Canyon, US 89, in both directions.
START Bus has canceled all Teton Valley and Star Valley commuter services Friday due to heavy snowfall, current weather conditions, road closures, and road conditions. Passengers should expect delays on all START routes for the same reasons.

The Chain Law is in effect for Teton Pass between Wilson and the Idaho State Line. Due to high avalanche danger, no parking is allowed.

US 26 is closed due to avalanche activity and there is no estimate on when it may reopen.

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