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Travel information for US Highway 85 is as follows:

Last update at: Apr 16, 2024, 10:38 AM

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District Comments
District 1 (Southeast)
District 2 (Central)
District 4 (Northeast) US14: Road damage between Burgess Junction and Dayton from milepost 65 to 66.

I90: The Sundance Rest Area is closed until further notice at milepost 189.



Conditions
Nearest Town Location Conditions Advisories Restrictions Last Report Time Cameras Sensors
Cheyenne
NWS Forecast
Between the Colorado State Line and Cheyenne Dry None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:38 AM    
Between Cheyenne and Meriden Dry with Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:38 AM    
Torrington
NWS Forecast
Between Meriden and WY 151, Bear Mountain Station Dry with Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Between WY 151, Bear Mountain Station and WY 161, Silvertip Dry with Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Between WY 161, Silvertip and Torrington Dry with Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Between Torrington and Lingle Dry with Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Between Lingle and Jay Em Dry with Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Lusk
NWS Forecast
Between Jay Em and Lusk Wet with Rain, Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Between Lusk and Mule Creek Jct Wet with Rain, Strong Winds None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:06 AM    
Newcastle
NWS Forecast
Between Mule Creek Jct and Niobrara/Weston County Line Wet with Rain None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:33 AM    
Between Niobrara/Weston County Line and Newcastle Wet with Rain None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:33 AM    
Between Newcastle and WY 585, Four Corners Wet with Rain, Fog None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:33 AM    
Between WY 585, Four Corners and the South Dakota State Line Wet with Rain, Fog None None Apr 16, 2024, 10:33 AM    

Construction Projects
Project Name Project Number WYDOT Contact Contractor Contact Start Date Completion Date Description Road Milepost(s) Surface Delays Last Updated
District 2 Bridge Rehabilitation near Orin Junction Torrington and Kaycee B242003 Phillip Giffin
307-473-3225
Reiman Corp. and Subsidiary
Cheyenne , WY
307-632-8971
Mar 31, 2024 Oct 30, 2025 Bridge Rehabilitation various locations including on I-25 Service Road at milepost 0.01 (Orin Junction), I-25 Service Road at milepost 19.42 (Kaycee), US 85 mp 62.45 and US 26 mp 16.22. 62.450 to 62.460 Paved None Apr 14, 2024, 02:32 AM
*Chain Law - Level 1 Definition
**Chain Law - Level 2 Definition
Other Definitions

Impact Levels Description / Recommended Action
Low Minimal impacts expected, use general caution.
Moderate Some impacts expected, use extra caution. Stay alert for changing road and weather conditions.
High Dangerous impacts expected, use extreme caution, delay travel or consider alternate route. If travel is necessary, slow down and allow extra time.
CLOSED Per W.S. 24-1-109, motorists traveling on a closed road without permission from WYDOT or WHP may be subject to a fine of up to $750 and/or up to 30 days imprisonment.
Seasonal / Long-Duration Event Impact level used to distinguish long-duration events from emergent events.
All travelers are encouraged to check present conditions and forecasts before departing.