Inclement Weather Leads to Road Closures, Advisories

WYDOT is reporting that sections of 1-80 between Rawlins and Laramie are closed in both directions as of 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5, due to blowing snow and winter conditions. It’s not clear when the interstate will reopen, per WYDOT.

South Highway 59 between Gillette and Wright is slick in spots with snowfall, per WYDOT, with a black ice advisory between Wright and mile marker 94 at Haight Road.

WYDOT has not issued any advisories for I-90 between Sheridan and Sundance.

Traffic camera at Belle Fourche (mile maker 87) at 1:15 p.m. (Courtesy Wyoming Department of Transportation, Public Domain).
Traffic camera at Belle Fourche (mile maker 87) at 1:15 p.m. (Courtesy Wyoming Department of Transportation, Public Domain).