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Moisture-related slides being monitored for movement

 

April 1, 2017

WYDOT

Wyoming Department of Transportation District Engineer Pete Hallsten of Basin views one of the moisture slides at milepost 45.5 on Chief Joseph Highway near Cody.

CODY - Wyoming Department of Transportation personnel in Dubois and Cody are monitoring six different moisture-related slides on Togwotee Pass (US26/287) and Chief Joseph Scenic Highway (WY296).

"One of the slides near the Shoshone National Forest boundary dropped four inches yesterday," said WYDOT Maintenance Foreman Paul Boedeker of Dubois on Friday afternoon.

The slides on Togwotee Pass are located at mileposts 40.6, 40.2 and 9.4 on US26/287. The slides at mileposts 40.6 and 40.2 are near the Shoshone National Forest boundary, while the milepost 9.4 slide is located on Rosie's Ridge.

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