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Mountain passes close for season

WYO 130 to Laramie and WYO 70 to Baggs close on November 14


November 18, 2020

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced the official closure of Wyoming Highway (WYO) 130 and WYO 70 over the weekend.

WYO 130, also known as the Snowy Range Scenic Byway, originally closed on November 10 due to drifting and blowing snow. According to the press release from WYDOT, dated November 14, crews in Saratoga and Laramie decided that upcoming weather forecasts and current road conditions warranted the seasonal closure.

The Snowy Range Scenic Byway, which comprises 12 miles of WYO 130, tops out at more than 10,800 feet in elevation and is closed each year when lack...

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