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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

County consults with state on closing two roads

 

October 3, 2018



WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioners met Tuesday to hear department reports, and gave a brief update on a plan to restrict two county roads to local traffic only, enforced by ordinance.

As explained last month 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 De...



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