Snowplow gets stuck on Highway 82 near Basalt |

Snowplow gets stuck on Highway 82 near Basalt

Aspen Times Staff Report
Basalt, CO Colorado

BASALT, Colorado ” You know it’s deep when a Colorado Department of Transportation’s plow get stuck in the snow in Basalt, Colorado.

A combination plow and sander dumptruck slid into the center median on Highway 82 at Lazy Glen, upvalley of Basalt, on Thursday afternoon. Traffic, which was already slow because of slick roads and occasional blizzard conditions, crawled past the site because one westbound lane was closed.

The stuck truck was affecting traffic at 3:30 p.m. and into the evening commute. Two other plow drivers responded to the area at around 4 p.m. to devise with a strategy for pulling out their colleague, and they worked into the evening to execute their plan.

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