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(PHOTOS) High winds, snowfall, black ice plague roads this morning

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Slick spots, blowing snow and black ice warnings have plagued many roads around Cheyenne this morning, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Updates to road conditions can be viewed here. The conditions as of 9 a.m. are as follows:

  • Cheyenne Service Road
    • Between Archer Interchange and WY 217: Road closed due to winter conditions. As of Jan. 19 at 8 a.m., the estimated reopening time is unknown. Parking on the roadway is prohibited and delays WYDOT from opening the road.
  • I-25 / US 87
    • Between the Colorado State Line and Cheyenne: Slick with blowing snow.
    • Between Cheyenne and Exit 29, Whitaker Road: Slick with dangerous winds, blowing snow, extreme blowover risk; closed to light and high-profile vehicles due to gusting winds and slick conditions.
  • I-80 / US 30
    • Between Exit 335, Buford and Exit 348, Otto Road: Slick in spots, drifted snow with strong winds, blowing snow, reduced visibility, black ice.
    • Between Exit 348, Otto Road and Exit 359, Junction I-25: Slick in spots, drifted snow with strong winds, blowing snow, reduced visibility, black ice.
    • Between Exit 359, Junction I-25 and Exit 364, College Drive: Slick with snowfall, blowing snow.
    • Between Exit 364, College Drive and Exit 370, Archer Interchange: Slick with snowfall, blowing snow.
    • Eastbound between Exit 370, Archer Interchange and Exit 377, WY 217: Road closed due to winter conditions. As of Jan. 19 at 8 a.m., the estimated reopening time is unknown. Parking on the roadway is prohibited and delays WYDOT from opening the road.
    • Westbound between Exit 370, Archer Interchange and Exit 377, WY 217: Slick with snowfall, blowing snow.
  • US 85
    • Between the Colorado State Line and Cheyenne: Slick, drifted snow with blowing snow.
    • Between Cheyenne and Meriden: Road closed due to crash. As of Jan. 19 at 7:35 a.m., the estimated reopening time is unknown. Parking on the roadway is prohibited and delays WYDOT from opening the road.
  • WY 210
    • Between Cheyenne and Mile Marker 16, County Road 109, Table Mountain Road: Slick, drifted snow with blowing snow; road closed to thru traffic, local traffic permitted.
    • Between Mile Marker 16, County Road 109, Table Mountain Road and Curt Gowdy State Park: Road closed to thru traffic, local traffic permitted.
  • WY 211
    • Between WY 219, Yellowstone Road and Jordan Road: Slick
  • WY 212
    • Between I-25, Cheyenne and East Four Mile Road: Slick
    • Between College Drive and WY 219, Yellowstone Road: Slick
  • WY 222
    • Between WY 225, Otto Road and WY 211, Horse Creek Road: Slick
  • WY 225
    • Between I-80, Otto Road and Cheyenne: Slick, drifted snow with blowing snow

Photos were provided by the Wyoming Department of Transportation:

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