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Ranges reopen

Wyoming Highways 130 and 70 both get early openings

 

Joshua Wood

Photos taken near the Snowy Range summit Saturday show the road clear.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) recently announced in a press release that Wyoming Highway 130, over Snowy Range, and Wyoming Highway 70, over the Sierra Madre, were open as of May 21. WYO 130 has a target opening date of Memorial Day weekend and WYO 70 has a target opening date of early June, according to the press release.

Both crews from Saratoga and Laramie had been working for several weeks to clear the Snowy Range pass with ice being one of the biggest issues for the crews. Due to the freeze-thaw cycle, according to the press release, both crews had to break up and re...



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