[Cdt-l] snow

Jeff Braun jbraun at vizsolutions.com
Tue Jul 1 20:30:49 CDT 2008

The Going to the Sun Road will open tomorrow morning - 

Except for during World War II, this is the latest opening of the 
road. "The latest openings came on June 28, 2002, when the road 
remained buried by late-season snows, and July 1, 2007, when leftover 
damage from a fall storm slowed the spring opening. "

Sections of the road had to be replowed 5 times this spring due to 
large late season storms and avalanches. - 


At 04:08 PM 7/1/2008, Neal Leavitt wrote:
>Hello All,
>Just read this article on the New York Times website:
>...It discusses snow levels in the northern rockies...and mentions a
>70 foot snow drift on the Going to the Sun Road!
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