Strong Winds Lead To I-80 Travel Restrictions In Wyoming
UPDATE 1045 A.M.: interstate 25 between the Colorado state line and Cheyenne has been closed to light, high profile vehicles.
Strong, gusty winds have led to travel restrictions on a portion of Interstate 80 in southern Wyoming between the Cheyenne area and Elk Mountain.
That's according to the Wyoming Department Of Transportation [WYDOT] road and travel website, as of 9:20 a.m. today [Oct. 14].
The stretch of I-80 between Otto Road near Cheyenne and Elk Mountain was closed to light, high--profile vehicles. The same stretch of highway was listed as an "extreme blow-over risk" at last report.
High wind warnings are in effect for much of southern and southeast Wyoming.