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  • Fire closes I-80 Monday

    Wyoming Highway Patrol|Sep 13, 2018

  • Don't run the gates

    Wyoming Highway Patrol|Jan 19, 2017

    As winter weather continues to impact many Wyoming highways, with some leading to highway closures, a recent event on South Pass between Farson and Lander highlights why it is important to heed the road closures. On January 11th, the Wyoming Highway Patrol received a call from a stranded motorist on Wyoming State Highway 28, which had been closed for nearly two days. The motorist had went around the road closure gate near Farson and ran into poor road conditions and became stuck near milepost 41 in a snow drift. South Pass area Wyoming...

  • Don't get hashtagged by the WHP

    Wyoming Highway Patrol|Dec 31, 2015

    The Wyoming Highway Patrol will be conducting an impaired driving and traffic safety campaign over the New Year's weekend utilizing social media. The campaign is titled #DoNotGetHashtaggedByWHP. The concept is to deter motorists from driving impaired and to practice safe driving habits over the holiday weekend by posting up-to-date WHP DUI arrests and other safety related traffic stops from around the state using the hashtag #DoNotGetHashtaggedByWHP. The goal is to reduce impaired driving, impaired driving crashes, and to increase safe driving...