PHOTOS: Portions of I80 Closed Across Wyoming after Winter Storm

PHOTOS: Portions of I80 Closed Across Wyoming after Winter Storm

I80 EASTBOUND from the Utah state line to Green River is closed due to a Rolling closure. WYDOT webcam photo

SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has closed portions of Interstate 80 across the state due to a winter snow storm that passed through yesterday.

WYDOT crews are working as quickly as they can to reopen I80 and other highways across the state. Currently Wyoming Highway 430 is closed with no estimated reopening time being given.

WYDOT is reporting the following road closures on I80

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  • Utah state line to Rock Springs is closed EASTBOUND due to a rolling closure. Local traffic is still being allowed between LaBarge and Rock Springs.
  • I80 from Rock Springs to Rawlins is closed EASTBOUND due to a rolling closure.
  • I80 from Rawlins to Laramie is closed BOTH DIRECTIONS due to winter conditions.
  • I80 from Cheyenne to Laramie is closed WESTBOUND due to a rolling closure.
  • As of December 10 at 9:45 a.m., the estimated opening time for all of these closures is in 8 to 10 hours.

Road and travel conditions are changing constantly so WYDOT is encouraging residents to visit their website for the most up-to-date information or call 511.

Here’s a look at I80 this morning. Photos are all courtesy of WYDOT’s webcams.

WYDOT crews are working quickly to reopen I80 near the Summit. They are battling cold temperatures and windy conditions.
Here’s a look at the Arlington area this morning.
Elk Mountain still has areas of I80 covered with snow.
Snow continues to blow across I80 in the Summit area.
Conditions are slick in the Creston Junction of I80 area this morning.