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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

County considers limiting roads to locals only


August 8, 2018

WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioners met Tuesday to review the tax levies for 2018-19, and consider a plan to restrict two county roads to local traffic only, enforced by ordinance.

As explained by Commissioners Aaron Anderson and Fred Frandson, Washakie 10 (east of Worland) and Lower Nowood Road (west and northwest of Ten Sleep) are currently suffering from over-use by out-of-area semi-trucks and tourist traffic, along with frequent non-residents that break the speed limit, endangering residents of those corridors.

Under the county’s proposal to the Road and Bridge Department, the r...

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