Accident on WY120 between Cody and Meeteetse, Roads Slick

Accident on WY120 between Cody and Meeteetse, Roads Extremely Slick

Written by on November 15, 2022

UPDATE: WYDOT IS REPORTING THE ROAD IS OPEN AND CLEAR

Cody Beers, the public relation specialist for WYDOT, informed KODI about an accident on WY120 between Cody and Meeteetse this morning. The road is extremely slick. WYDOT writes, “Please stay home if you can. A tow truck is on the way, and the road may close. ”

courtesy of WYDOT

 

courtesy of WYDOT

Additional Roadway Information: Winter closure of US14A scheduled for noon Monday, Nov. 21

The annual fall closure of US14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell will occur at noon Monday, Nov. 21.

“Depending upon winter weather, for safety reasons, Nov. 21 will be the annual closure,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation area maintenance supervisor Brian Pittman of Basin.

The annual winter closure of US14A, west of Burgess Junction, is at milepost 76.04 on the Lovell side of the Bighorn Mountains. The seasonal road closure at Burgess Junction is just east of milepost 98.1. WYDOT annually closes this 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Bighorn Mountains of north-central Wyoming in November. It usually opens for the summer by Memorial Day weekend.

For information about this news release, please contact Cody Beers, WYDOT public relations specialist, at (307) 431-1803.


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