Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation announced it is evaluating road conditions daily on state Route 39, the Monte Cristo Highway, and S.R. 65, the Big Mountain Highway, and will likely close the roads by mid-November due to weather conditions.

Regardless, the roads will close, no matter the weather, by midnight on Thursday, Nov. 30.

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When the closures do occur, S.R, 39 will be closed between milepost 37 at the Ant Flat Road area east of Huntsville, Weber County, and milepost 56 near Woodruff, Rich County.

S.R. 65 will close between milepost 3, just north of the Emigration Canyon turnoff in east Salt Lake County, and milepost 14, about a mile south of the East Canyon Reservoir in Morgan County.

Once the gates are closed and locked, the roadways will remain out of service to all traffic through approximately late May 2018. The roads are closed during the winter because of safety concerns and the prohibitive costs of keeping them open to traffic.