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Zion tunnel work restricts big rig traffic

First Published Oct 07 2013 08:22 am • Last Updated Oct 07 2013 11:28 am

Construction work on the tunnel at Zion National Park closed down State Route 9 through southern Utah’s Zion National Park to oversized vehicles.

The Utah Department of Transportation said Monday that the restrictions apply to vehicles exceeding 7 feet 10 inches wide and 11 feet 4 inches tall.

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Such big rigs are advised to instead use alternate routes such as SR 14 or SR 20 until further notice.

remims@sltrib.com

Twitter: @remims




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