PHOTOS: Crews clearing crash on I-80 in Wyoming; 'lots of close call' blow-overs with gust at 81 mph - Casper, WY Oil City News
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PHOTOS: Crews clearing crash on I-80 in Wyoming; ‘lots of close call’ blow-overs with gust at 81 mph

Crash near Strouss Hill (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation said at around 10:45 am Tuesday, Feb. 23 that crews were working to clear a crash on I-80 near Strouss Hill at mile marker 283.

WYDOT said drivers should be aware that the right lane could be blocked.

With wind gusts reaching as high as 81 mph on I-80 near Cooper Cove, WYDOT said there have been “lots of close call blow-overs/trailers tipping.”

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Strouss Hill (WYDOT)

Cooper Cove has been seeing sustained winds near 50 mph.

“Don’t risk it – pull aside, save your ride,” WYDOT said.

I-80 is closed to light, high profile vehicles from Cheyenne to Elk Mountain due to gusting winds. I-25 is closed to light, high profile vehicles from Casper to Wheatland.

Other highways are also seeing impacts due to strong winds. Road condition information is available from WYDOT.

Strouss Hill (WYDOT)