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Snake River Canyon closed. Photo by WYDOT webcam.
Snake River Canyon closed
US 26/89 through the Snake River Canyon was closed Thursday afternoon between Hoback Junction and Alpine. This is the view of the closed road, looking east into the canyon from Alpine around 3:00 on Thursday, February 7th.

US 191 at Cora Y. Photo by WYDOT webcam.
US 191 at Cora Y
View of US 191 between Pinedale and Daniel at the Cora Y-Trappers Point junction. WYDOT has posted "No Unnecessary Travel" warnings for this portion of the road Thursday afternoon.
No Unnecessary Travel Warnings posted for US 191/189
Pinedale to Bondurant
February 7, 2008

Thursday, February 7, 3:17PM Update: US 26/89 between Hoback Junction and Alpine Junction through the Snake River Canyon is ROAD CLOSED. US 191/189 between Pinedale and Bondurant has No Unnecessary Travel advisories. Interstate 80 has rapidly changing conditions for Road Closures due to slick roads and blowing snow.

Thursday, February 7, 12:49PM Update:
Wyoming Department of Transportation has posted “No Unnecessary Travel” advisories to US 191/189 between Pinedale to Bondurant. Road conditions are slick with drifted and blowing snow, snowfall and limited visibility.

According to WYDOT, the road is open, but travel is not recommended due to hazardous driving conditions. “Only the most urgent of situations should warrant travel in a No Unnecessary Travel advisory. Drivers who attempt such travel should be familiar with local conditions and be very experienced with winter driving. Please keep in mind that by choosing to travel during hazardous conditions, you may be interfering with maintenance personnel and their efforts to improve highway safety.”

Pinedale vs Mountain View Varsity Basketball game cancelled
Pinedale High School announced tonight's Pinedale Varsity Basketball game against Mountain View has been cancelled due to weather.

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  • WYDOT Road Condition Updates and Closures
  • Area Webcams

  • I-80 at Walcott Junction. Photo by WYDOT.
    I-80 at Walcott Junction
    I-80 at Walcott Junction a little after 4PM on Thursday, February 7. View from WYDOT webcam.

    I-80 at Evanston Point of Entry. Photo by WYDOT.
    I-80 at Evanston Point of Entry
    View from the webcam at the Evanston I-80 Point of Entry. WYDOT webcam view, 4:14 PM, Thursday, February 7, 2008.

    Teton Pass. Photo by WYDOT.
    Teton Pass
    View from the Teton Pass webcam on Thursday afternoon. This road is currently CLOSED.
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