|Above, the east tunnel entrance of the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway. The rock and |
sand slides are located near the west entrance to the tunnel. Photo by Armand Vaquer.
Continuous sand and rock slides have closed the main highway through Zion National Park.
According to U.S. News & World Report:
ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) — Heavy sand and rocks are falling down along the main road through Zion National Park in Utah.
The National Park Service said the hazard has forced the closure of the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway until further notice.
Officials said Friday that the debris is falling continuously near the west tunnel entrance of the highway.
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The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway through Zion National Park has been reopened.