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Road Closure

Cody Beers, Public Relations Specialist for WyDOT, spoke about a tractor trailer that had slid off the road on Highway 120 between Cody and Meeteetse, also he talked about the Big Horn Avenue project as well as answer the questions of why is WyDOT down so many snow plow drivers.    

Beginning next week, Yellowstone National Park will begin closing down major roads within and leading to the park, ending the park’s 150th anniversary and the most challenging summer season ever. Perhaps the most challenging summer season in Yellowstone National Park’s 150-year history is coming to a close. Beginning Oct. 11, Summer 2022 will officially end…

Mother Nature seems determined to cut Yellowstone National Park off from the rest of the world, as a sudden mudslide closes the East Entrance and strands dozens of tourists Wednesday night. No other factor has impacted Summer 2022 in Yellowstone National Park than the weather. But after late-season blizzards and hundred-year floods, weather-related impacts are…

With July 4th just around the corner, the Shoshone National Forest is sharing a “few reminders” to ensure folks have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. Shoshone National Forest Supervisor Diane Taliaferro says, “On Monday, June 27th, our fire personnel responded to the report of an unattended campfire on Carter Mountain west of Cody,” “Thankfully…

Yellowstone National Park is temporarily shutting down the road at Mammoth Hot Springs to finish the work they started after a water line break earlier this summer. The major break occurred on Friday, Aug. 14 in the water line that brings water to all the facilities at Mammoth Hot Springs. Park crews worked through the…

The Lone Star Fire is now 3,914 acres and has the potential to grow larger thanks to the high temperatures and low humidity that’s feeding the flames. On September 15, the entire fire was mapped and revealed the true extent it has burned through in Yellowstone. It is continuously being monitored to analyzing its spread…

After nearly a week, crews are still working to clean up a 3,000-gallon gasoline spill inside Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality are working together to complete the hazmat cleanup of approximately 3,000-gallons of unleaded gasoline that spilled when a tandem trailer overturned last week between Mud Volcano…

An overturned gasoline tanker closes a route in Yellowstone. Today, the road between Mud Volcano and Fishing Bridge was temporarily closed due to an overturned semi-tractor trailer, which was carrying gasoline. There’s currently no word on when or how this incident occurred. Given the volatile nature of gasoline, this has been considered a hazardous situation…


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