45 miles of Wyoming I-80 closed due to ‘multiple crashes’

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) says that they’ll keep I-80 between Laramie and Cheyenne closed for most of the day on Friday due to a serious pileup involving several semi trucks.

On Friday morning, WYDOT announced that they closed both directions of I-80 between Laramie and Cheyenne due to multiple crashes at mile marker 331.

WYDOT says that several injuries have been reported as a result of the crashes, but it isn’t yet clear how many vehicles are involved.

At 8 a.m., WYDOT estimated that I-80 could reopen in 10 to 12 hours.

Winter weather has also shut down eastbound I-80 is closed between Rock Springs and Rawlins. The estimated opening time for this stretch of I-80 is unknown.

I-80 between Elk Mountain and Laramie is also closed to light, high profile vehicles due to wind.

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