Battle Pass closes for winter
Wyoming Highway 70 closes on December 10 until spring
December 15, 2021
The winter weather which closed down much of Interstate 80 this past weekend also closed down the second of two seasonal passes in the Platte Valley.
On December 10, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced the closure of Wyoming Highway 70 over Battle Pass for the winter season. According to the press release from WYDOT, crews in Baggs and Saratoga made the decision based on weather forecasts and road conditions at the time.
The section of Wyoming Highway 70 which connects the Platte Valley and the Little Snake River Valley had initially closed on Thursday from Mile Mark...