SWEETWATER COUNTY– As of February 14 at 8:15 am, I-80 is expected to remain closed between Rock Springs and Rawlins for 11-13 hours.
WYDOT has pulled plows and heavy equipment from across southeast Wyoming to help open the road as quickly as possible.
Once that section can be reopened, I-80 westbound from Cheyenne to Rawlins and I-80 eastbound from Evanston to Rock Springs will open (those are closed due to parking being full in Rock Springs and Rawlins).
Yesterday’s high winds and additional snow created large snowdrifts and very poor visibility. WYDOT is working to push those drifts as far back from the interstate as possible.