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Crews clearing snow and ice from Beartooth Pass

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RED LODGE, Mont. -

Crews are working on plowing part of the Beartooth Pass.

The Montana Department of Transportation began working on plowing Montana's side of the pass on April 18th.

Montana Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney on Wednesday got a look at how the plowing is going.

MDT says crews clear 11.4 miles of snow packed roadway. MDT employees say, this year, they have less snow than usual.

The pass typically opens by the Friday of Memorial Day weekend.