Exploder Testing

12 November
Categories : Mountain Ops
Posted by Scott Pressly

CDOT recently conducted their final testing of the three Gazflex Exploders that were installed in September above US Highway 50. These units are able to help mitigate avalanche hazard from a remote location. Mitigation work can be conducted at night when the highway traffic is at a minimum and can easily be closed without disturbing a major highway thoroughfare and commerce. We are looking forward to seeing how well this system works this winter.

Gazflex Exploder (Oct Photo)
Ready for Avi Mitigation over US50
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