The Alaska Department of Transportation released photos and video of an avalanche that temporarily closed down the Dalton Highway Friday night.

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This video was taken on the highway at mile 242 in Atigun pass. DOT says Milepost 241 to 247 was impassable because of avalanche debris.

The avalanche was cleared Saturday morning and the road was re-opened.

DOT crews have since been conducting mitigation work-- shooting the snow to release avalanches.

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