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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway Closes Early Oct. 6 to Let Paint Dry

There MUST be a good punch line somewhere here… but I can’t think of it. Anyhow, heads-up on the 4:00 p.m. road closure on Wednesday, October 6th to allow the median lines to dry. There will be a handful of folks caught by surprise, unable to make the quick jaunt up to Bryce of the Grand Canyon they had planned so carefully… don’t be one of them! When the road crew lays down the paint, you know the construction must be approaching the finish line. Big thanks to all the folks on the road construction crew for spending long hours out on the east side this summer to make our roads more safe and comfortable to drive on! Zion National Park News Release September 29, 2010 For Immediate Release Erik De Groat 435-772-0180 Earlier Road Closure in Zion National Park on October 6 Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that the section of the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway within Zion National Park will close at 4 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. The earlier closure is necessary to allow road painting during daylight hours. The painting is installing a center line on the newly paved roadway on the … Continue reading

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