More nighttime closures on I-80 will continue tonight and early Wednesday morning

More nighttime closures on I-80 will continue tonight and early Wednesday morning

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Transportation advises travelers that on Tuesday,June 9 into early morning June 10 there will be nighttime closures on Interstate 80.The location is the
westbound lane at milepost 291.4, approximately two miles east of Quealy Dome.

Crews will be installing a new Overhead Dynamic Message Sign and road closure times will be 11 pm to midnight, 1 am to 2 am, and 3 am to 4 am.

This is one of several nighttime closures on Interstate 80 during this construction season to allow for the installation of Overhead Dynamic Message Signs.The location emphasis is on road sections that commonly experience unpredictable weather patterns. The closures will all follow the same type schedule as described above.

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The remaining locations are as follows:

milepost 308.62 eastbound lane – Approx. 2 miles west of Laramie

milepost 308.62 westbound lane – Approx. 2 miles west of Laramie

milepost 273.85 westbound lane – Approx. 2 miles east of Arlington

milepost 266.0 eastbound lane – Approx. 1 mile west of Wagonhound

milepost 257.08 westbound lane – Approx. 1 mile west of Elk Mountain

milepost 245 eastbound lane – Approx. 10 miles east of Walcott Jnct.

Please note that a separate press release will be sent before work begins at each location. Notice will also be posted on Facebook at: WYOMING DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION

The contractor for the entire project is Custom Lighting Service out of West Jordan, Utah. The cost is $ 2.2 million and it is paid for by Federal Funds.