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Stretch of Highway 21 reopens after avalanche

Posted: 1:08 PM, Mar 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-24 15:58:52-04
Highway 21 closure

GRANDJEAN, Idaho — UPDATE:

ITD officials have cleared the road and Highway 21 is now back open to traffic.

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Original Story:

This may sound familiar: A stretch of Highway 21 between Lowman and Stanley is closed because of an avalanche.

The stretch of road near Grandjean just reopened last weekend after being closed for 25 days after more than 50 avalanches covered the highway in 60 feet of snow in some places .

The closure is in place between Warm Springs Creek Airport Road and The Custer - Boise County Line (23 to 35 miles south of the Stanley area).

Idaho Transportation Department officials will reassess the conditions Sunday, March 24 at 7:00 a.m.

You can check here for the latest conditions.