Potash Road Delays and Closure
Contact: John S. Lewis, (435) 719-2150
The Potash Road within Canyonlands National Park will be closed from June 10th through June 22, 2013 for replacement of large culverts in the roadway.
A National Park Service maintenance crew is currently working on portions of the road and delays up to 45 minutes can be expected.
The Shafer and White Rim roads within the park are open and will not be affected by this work.
After June 22nd, maintenance will continue on the Potash Road with 45-minute delays. All work is scheduled to be completed by July 4th.
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