By SEAN MORTIMER
Staff Reporter 

Be in the know before it snows; city, WYDOT discuss plow plans

 

November 23, 2023

COURTESY/Wyoming Department of Transportation

One winter tip from the Wyoming Department of Transportation is to slow down, increase their following distance, and use extreme caution when driving on snow-covered roadways, especially when passing snowplows. This picture shows a snowplow struck by a vehicle on Interstate 80 in March. In the first two months of 2023, 22 snowplows were struck by vehicles following too close.

As winter quickly approaches, now is a good time to remind residents about snow removal procedures in the area.

City of Worland Public Works Superintendent Nick Kruger said, "Our criteria is usually three inches... there's some variability in there but usually at about 3 or 4 inches we'll start [snow removal]."

He continued, "We do the main routes first, the highways coming through town. The se...



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