Avalanche Danger Shuts Down Idaho 21 West of Stanley
STANLEY, Idaho (KLIX)-The road between Stanley and Lowman has been shut down due to the high potential for an avalanche. The Idaho Transportation Department announced Idaho Highway 21 between the Grandjean and Banner Summit will remain closed until Friday morning as a snowstorm moves through the area. The ITD Avalanche Crew will monitor the snowpack in the area to determine the risk of an avalanche. Alternate routes to Stanley from the Treasure Valley are in place by using Interstate 84 and U.S. Highway 20 to Idaho Highway 75 and north. ITD said there are sixty spots along the stretch of Idaho 21 that see avalanches on a regular basis. The latest road information can be found at 511.idaho.gov.
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