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70 miles of Interstate 25 closed to light, high-profile vehicles due to winds

A semi travels north on Interstate 25 near mile marker 28 on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (WYDOT webcam)

UPDATE: WYDOT reopened the interstate to all traffic at 11:52 a.m.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interstate 25 from Cheyenne to Wheatland is now closed to light, high-profile vehicles due to gusty winds, the Wyoming Department of Transportation reports.

The closure took effect at 8:18 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23.

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne said in a hazardous weather outlook that elevated winds are expected with gusts of up to 40 mph possible as a cold front pushes through the area today. With snow possible in some areas later today, the National Weather Service warns that the gusty conditions could quickly create areas of blowing snow through Thursday morning.