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Early, drifting snow may lead to early U.S. 14A seasonal road closure

 

November 10, 2018



LOVELL — If more November snow and high winds come to the Big Horn Mountains, the daily chore of keeping U.S. 14A open between Lovell and Burgess Junction may end with an earlier-than-normal seasonal closure of the highway.

“We are already dealing with a major snow drifting issue on the mountain,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance foreman Jason Fleming of Lovell. “Crews from Lovell and Burgess Junction are sending trucks out every morning to plow and sand.”

Fleming said a WYDOT plow truck became stuck on Nov. 3 while attempting to clear drifts from the highway....



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