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Interstate 80

The Move To Re-Route Interstate 80 Has Hit A Roadblock Because Of The $12.6 Billion Price Tag

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Months after proposing a rerouting of Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Rawlins, there’s still no progress because of the anticipated price tag of up to $12.6 billion.

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WYDOT Proposes Reroute Of I-80 To Avoid Winter Closures

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The Wyoming Dept of Transportation has asked the federal government to reroute parts of Interstate 80 to avoid the severe winter weather which causes constant closures.

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UW Author Discusses His Book: “Snow Chi Minh Trail: A History of Interstate 80”

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Four days after the ceremony, I-80 was closed due to winter weather. Waggener said, “The people of Wyoming could have said, ‘We told you so!’”

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Wyoming Interstates Open; Thousands of Truckers Get Back To Work

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After waiting for 3 1/2 days, truckers finally got the green flag on Wednesday morning as Interstate 80 reopened.

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Interstate 80 Between Cheyenne and Rawlins Closed Due to Weather and Accidents

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I-80 between Cheyenne and Rawlins are completely closed due to multiple accidents and snowy weather.

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Bill Sniffin: Interesting That Big I-80 Crash Did Not Occur On Snow Chi Minh Trail

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Most drivers experience their worst winter traffic nightmares on Interstate 80 in an area from Elk Mountain to Laramie. Yet, the biggest crash in years occurred last Sunday, March 1, on a lonely desert section of road near Creston Junction.

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People Killed in I-80 Wrecks Identified

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The three people killed in Sunday’s massive accidents on Interstate 80 west of Rawlins all died in accidents that occurred in the interstate’s westbound lanes, the Wyoming Highway Patrol announced Thursday.

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Interstate 80 Closed a Record Amount of Times This Year (And We’ve Got 2 Months To Go)

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So far, I-80 was closed 55 times since October, WYDOT reported. The previous high for I-80 was 54 closures during the 2015-2016 winter season,

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Bill Sniffin: I-80 Whiteout Nightmare – Sunday Crash Kills 3 And Hurts 30

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Wyoming’s Interstate 80 has been a chilly highway to hell this winter.

Most recently, four people were killed and 30 more injured in a colossal string of collisions near Wamsutter that started Sunday evening. This has resulted in a long closure of the major highway.

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Bill Sniffin: Who is the Trucker Who Video’d the Interstate 80 Crash?

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Who is David Cuarezma? Cuarezma is just a trucker who happened to keep his cool and video that recent horrific crash on Interstate 80 that killed three and injured 30 near Wamsutter. He recently posted on Facebook that his video has 500,000 views, 80,000 shares, and he has received more than 1,000 friend requests.

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Interstate 80 Remains Closed as WHP Continues Cleanup

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Much of Interstate 80 from Cheyenne to Rock Springs remained closed Tuesday morning as the Wyoming Highway Patrol continued its work to remove wreckage from two enormous accidents that occurred Sunday.

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Three Killed in Wyoming I-80 Wreck, Highway Still Closed

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Three people were killed and a number of others were injured Sunday in two large wrecks on Interstate 80 west of Rawlins.

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Sections of Interstate 80 in Wyoming Closed Due to Multiple Accidents

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More accidents on Interstate 80 on Friday morning has led the to closure of the Interstate between Laramie and Cheyenne.

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Antarctica? Cowboy State was a sea of blowing snow during Great Thanksgiving Blizzard

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Travel in Wyoming was horrific on the days leading up to the 2019 Thanksgiving holiday. Heavy snow and high winds struck at least three-fourths of the state. It was a mess.

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