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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Multiple road closures isolate Washakie County


April 28, 2017

By Marcus Huff

Staff Writer

WORLAND — Washakie County Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart reports multiple road closures in the Big Horn Basin, and advises against trying to travel back roads to avoid closures on Highway 16 and the Wind River Canyon. US 16 and US 20 between Thermopolis and Shoshoni were closed Thursday night.

“With the two major accesses to the Big Horn Basin closed right now, people may be trying to find other ways in or out, and it’s really not advisable at this time,” said Schweighart.

Schweighart also noted that Big Horn River levels at Worland were a...

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