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Last update at: Jul 08, 2020 03:13 pm
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I80: Left lane blocked EASTBOUND between Laramie and Buford at milepost 322.

I80: Right lane blocked WESTBOUND between Buford and Laramie at milepost 323.


I80: The Ft. Steele Rest Area located between Rawlins and Walcott Jct at milepost 228 is CLOSED until further notice. Motorists still have access to facilities in neighboring communities.

US85: The Meridan Rest Area located between Cheyenne and Torrington at milepost 53.85 is CLOSED until further notice.

I80: The Wagonhound Rest Area near Elk Mountain at milepost 266 is CLOSED until further notice.


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NWS Forecast
Between WY 789 and Mile Marker 22 Dry None   Jul 08, 2020 03:13 pm    
Between Mile Marker 22 and Mile Marker 27, Eastbound Closure Gate Dry None   Jul 08, 2020 03:13 pm    
Between Mile Marker 27, Eastbound Closure Gate and Haskins Creek Dry None   Jul 08, 2020 03:13 pm    
NWS Forecast
Between Haskins Creek and Mile Marker 50, Westbound Closure Gate Dry None   Jul 08, 2020 03:13 pm    
Between Mile Marker 50, Westbound Closure Gate and WY 230 Dry None   Jul 08, 2020 03:13 pm    

Construction Projects
Project Name Project Number WYDOT Contact Contractor Contact Start Date Completion Date Description Town(s) Milepost(s) Surface Delays Last Updated
CHIP SEAL Operations STP-PM-B201001 Kevin Erickson
Simon Contractors - Laramie
Laramie, WY
2020-Jul-01 2020-Aug-31 Work will begin in Laramie County on WYO 210 (Happy Jack Road) from mile markers 0-10.4, near F.E. Warren Air Force Base. Next week crews are scheduled to be working on Central and Warren Avenues close to Pershing Boulevard, from mile marker 10.75-11.23, in Cheyenne. After that they will continue to the following locations: - WYO 130 from mile marker 47.08-57.47, near Ryan Park along the Snowy Range Scenic Byway in Carbon County - WYO 70 from mile marker 31.5-41.03, near Lost Creek along the scenic highway in Carbon County - U.S. 287 (Third Street) from mile marker 402.38-404.28, near the Laramie Driver Services Office in Albany County Traffic should expect delays as pilot cars will be used to direct motorists around all project locations, except on Central and Warren Avenues in Cheyenne.   31.5 to 41.03 Paved Expect delays Jun 30, 2020 11:10 am
Dixon-Encampment WY 70 STP- 0401037 Aaron Spenny
328-4104 or 321-6517
Lewis & Lewis Inc.
Rock Springs, WY
2020-Apr-06 2020-Oct-31 Grading, bituminous pavement surfacing, Chip Seal, removal and replacement of sidewalk, curb and gutter and miscellaneous work on approximately 4.90 miles on WYO 70 beginning at RM 6.04 between Dixon and Encampment. The traveling public will have shoulder restrictions during construction operations in Dixon. Then the traveling public will be piloted through the construction areas for paving and chip seal. Speed limits will be lower during construction operations.   6.04 to 10.98 Paved Expect delays Apr 27, 2020 08:32 am

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**Chain Law - Level 2 Definition
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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.

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