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The National Park Service will close the Beartooth Pass – possibly for the season – from the Long Lake barricade to the Montana/Wyoming state line at 8 a.m. on Friday, September 30. The weather forecast calls for three to ten inches of snow by Saturday, October 1,  on U.S. 212 over Beartooth Pass. Therefore, the…

W.Y.D.O.T. has nearly $24 million to construct charging stations in seven Wyoming communities along federal highways as part of the recent federal investment in electric vehicle infrastructure. The Federal Highway Administration announced Tuesday that Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (N.E.V.I.) plan has been approved. With that approval, the Fiscal Year 2022 funding for construction has…

Several state and federal agencies collaborated to complete the multi-million dollar Beartooth Highway project, which will improve the safety, environmental impact, and overall experience of one of the main roads to Yellowstone National Park. It was a cold and cloudy day as people gathered at a newly constructed scenic pullout for the Sept. 22 ribbon-cutting…

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and Mountain Construction will begin “milling an eight-mile section of US 14 between Burgess Junction and Cutler Hill beginning Monday, September 19th,” a recent press release states. Milling will begin on the west end of the project at mile marker 57.27 and proceed east to mile marker 65.01 Hours of…

Is it ever too early to expect snow in Wyoming? These pictures show that the answer is no! Photos courtesy of WYDOT show the first appreciable snowfall in Powder River Pass in the Big Horn Mountains. This may be the first of many Wyoming snowfalls as some meteorologists predict a colder, snowier winter in the…

The aptly named Deadman’s Curve in the Big Horn Canyon near Buffalo claimed another victim, as a semi-truck driver died when he lost control of his rig – and it’s not the first incident this summer. Last week – August 17 – Javier Cardoso-Reyes, of Katy, Texas, lost control of his semi-track in Mosier Gulch…

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…

Parents driving students to Cody Middle School should know the temporary rules preventing left turns on most routes to the school for the next three months. W.Y.D.O.T. has placed a temporary pedestrian crosswalk on the Freedom Street and Big Horn Ave intersection. It’s part of a larger test –the Big Horn Avenue Corridor Study –…

A pedestrian crosswalk will be temporarily placed on Big Horn Avenue by Cody Middle School as a possible solution to the dangers children face when crossing the highway – but drivers may not like it. W.Y.D.O.T. announced a three-month pedestrian crosswalk test will be installed before the beginning of the 2022-23 school year in Cody…

W.Y.D.O.T. is traversing the Bighorn Basin to get public input on its ongoing plan to improve over 1,300 miles of highway in northwest Wyoming over the next several years. The Wyoming Department of Transportation has finished its yearly update for its Wyoming Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. S.T.I.P. is a six-year, fiscally constrained program representing the…


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