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UDOT avalanche crews prep for winter storm

According to a news release, UDOT triggers about 330 avalanches annually in Little Cottonwood Canyon to decrease the threat of snowfall from the mountains to drivers and property.

UDOT has refined its technology over the years. It uses Remote Avalanche Control Systems to trigger avalanches in a “more customized, fine-tuned approach,” the news release explained.

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