Fremont County road conditions update
UPDATE @ 4:21pm: I-80 has closed due to weather and crashes! I80: Crash, All lanes blocked WESTBOUND between Creston Jct and Wamsutter at milepost 179, Be prepared to stop, expect delays.
Reports of vehicles sliding off roads and fender benders have been steady this afternoon here in Fremont County.
South Pass currently has a Level 1 Chain Law in effect.
The majority of highways in and around Fremont County are reported as “slick with snowfall” or “wet with snowfall.”
Shoshoni to Moneta has a “black ice” advisory in effect right now as well.
Road condition reminder from WYDOT’s ‘Rules of the Road’:
- Wet road – Reduce speed by at least 5-10 mph.
- Packed snow – Reduce speed by at least half.
- Ice – Reduce speed to a crawl. You may have to slow even more if vehicles are ahead.