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I-80 reopens to most traffic across Wyoming but wind closures remain from Cheyenne to Elk Mountain

I-80 Summit on Friday morning. (WYDOT)

CASPER, Wyo. — Interstate 80 has reopened to most traffic across Wyoming as of 11:10 a.m. Friday after closures due to crashes impacted the Cheyenne–Laramie stretch for much of Thursday and Friday morning, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).

While I-80 is open to most traffic, strong winds and slick conditions remain from Cheyenne to Walcott Junction near Elk Mountain. That stretch of the interstate is closed in both directions to light, high-profile vehicles, according to WYDOT.

Some of the strongest wind gusts are occurring in the Elk Mountain area, where WYDOT sensors recorded a 50 mph gust at 11:12 a.m. Friday.

I-25 is seeing black ice conditions between Douglas and Glenrock.

WYDOT is also reporting gravel in the roadway on I-90 at milepost 158 near Moorcroft. That is blocking westbound travel lanes and motorists are told the be prepared to stop and expect delays.

Real-time road condition information is available from WYDOT.

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