WYDOT addresses road closures

Highway 230 may be closing more often this winter after WYDOT updates

Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will be installing gates on Highway 230, east of Riverside, to close a section of the highway during hazardous weather.

A WYDOT representative said these are additional safety measures that have been in planning for a couple years. The gates will be there to prevent commercial traffic from rerouting down surface streets when I-80 is shut down.

Residents have the option of registering for Wyoming Travel Authorization program (W-TAP) which allows drivers to receive authorization to travel on sections of road that may be closed. Participants will be no...


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