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WYDOT offers system to conditionally travel on closed roads


February 27, 2019

Mike Armstrong

A truck rolls down the often closed US 30 between Walcott Junction and Hanna Junction on a typical windy and snowy winter day in Carbon County.

This has been a winter that has thrown a lot of snow and wind at Carbon County communities. It has resulted in roads being closed for many hours at a time and, on occasion, days at a time.

People who work out of their communities can find themselves missing work, doctor appointments or other situations where travel between communities is essential.

When roads are impassable, no person wants to attempt the drive, no matter the reason to travel. Sometimes the roads are not impassable however and residents in Carbon County find themselves wondering why they can't travel.

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