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Traffic delays resume on Wind River  Canyon  rockfall project

 

March 15, 2017



THERMOPOLIS — Traffic delays of up to 15 minutes have resumed on U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon as scaling of rocks, cleaning culverts, reshaping ditches and other work work continues.

The work is in response to the Memorial Day weekend flooding and mud slides of 2015.

Wilson Brothers Construction, Inc., of Cowley is the prime contractor on the $840,000 project.

The work within Wind River Canyon is happening between mileposts 116.80 (near the tunnels) and 126.82 (about six miles south of Thermopolis). All work is dependent upon favorable weather and favorable road...



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