[OT] News in the valley...

Merrill Oveson moveson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 12:48:48 MDT 2005


You can use alternate routes, i.e. go thru Scofield.
Last nite we were coming back from Bullfrog Lake Powell.
I heard about the closure in Hanksville, so I decided to go west when
I got to I-70 then north on I-15.
It took an extra 2 hours - thru, I might add, several thunder storms.

On 8/10/05, Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at gundy.org> wrote:
> I know a lot of you are closer to your email then to the TV so I thought
> you would share some breaking news.
> 
> >From KSL (http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=92793)
> 
> Highway 6 Shut Down
> August 10th, 2005 @ 3:24pm
> 
> "       A tanker truck carrying some sort of explosive material overturned and
> exploded this afternoon on Highway 6, up Spanish Fork Canyon. It caught
> fire and exploded.
>        Highway 6 is shut down in both directions and is expected to remain so
> for up to eight hours. The accident was reported about 1:30. It's about
> 10 miles up Spanish Fork Canyon, just east of the Thistle Fork
> Junction."
> 
> I don't know how they plan on having it open in eight hours.  Judging
> from the size of the crater, if looks like it would be more like days.
> There goes my weekend camping trip.
> 
> Back to your regularly scheduled programing...
> 
> Gabe
> 
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