Snow closes both canyons temporarily

LOGAN — Both Logan Canyon US 89, and Wellsville Canyon US 89/91, were closed Saturday morning because of snowy weather.

Logan City Police dispatch reported both canyons were closed around 4 a.m.

Police said Utah Department of Transportation requested both canyons be closed to assist in snow removal on the roadways.

Snow plow drivers reported two avalanches in Logan Canyon US 89, near the dugway.

Police also reported several semi-trucks who had slid and jack-knifed in Wellsville Canyon US 89/91.

Once both canyons were clear and opened, Police said they would be restricted to 4-wheel drive vehicles, equipped with snow tires or chains.

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