A massive snowstorm, which dumped more than six feet of snow in Wyoming and Montana, is keeping the Beartooth Highway closed primarily because of avalanche danger.
Large portions of Wyoming’s interstates and roads were closed on Saturday and Sunday as high winds and snow battered many areas of the state.
Wyoming is off-track when it comes to roadway safety and mental health services, a recent National Safety Council summary revealed.
WYDOT annually maintains about 6,700 miles of road which will cost roughly $28 million this year on winter road maintenance — about 30 percent of its annual budget.
Here is a collection of comments from some folks around the state in response to Bill Sniffin’s column about the increased danger on Wyoming roads this year.
Proposed federal legislation could bring millions of federal dollars to Wyoming to help the state maintain its highways.