Avalanche in the Teton Mountains: Chronology of an Event on Wyoming State Highway 22

In December 2008 the Teton Mountains near Jackson, Wyoming, experienced weather conditions, including a 30-in. snowfall, that pushed the mountain slopes to a critical condition for avalanches around the Teton Pass. This article provides a timeline that recounts the avalanche control measures and highway operations to deal with this event and to keep Teton Pass open to traffic.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p 13
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 265
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01149188
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jan 26 2010 1:41PM