A mini excavator joined in the Dubois parade for the July Fourth, Independence Day celebration. Treats rained down from the bucket, for the spectators that lined Main Street including candies and Togwotee Trail crayons for the kids. (WYDOT)

No construction this weekend on Togwotee Pass

(Dubois, Wyo.) – The Togwotee Trail to Yellowstone, Highway 26/287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, is open this weekend.  No construction activities are scheduled for today or Sunday due to holiday traffic anticipated on the Trail. Construction on the last three miles of the project will resume 7 a.m. Monday, July 9, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

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Togwotee Trail construction break Memorial Day weekend

Construction on the Togwotee Trail corridor will stop at 4 p.m. Friday, May 25, and resume at 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 29 in observance of  the Memorial Day weekend. The 38 miles of U.S. 26/287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, the Togwotee Trail to Yellowstone, moves toward completion in 2012. “Good progress is being made on the Rosie’s Ridge section, and we are well within our schedule for the season.” said Doug Jensen, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Dubois. Jensen went on to say, ” Enjoy the miles of new highway, use care in the 3.5 miles of work zone, and Go Pokes.” Project information with construction updates can be found at www.GoTogwoteeTrail.com/blog .

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Construction continues on the Rosie’s Ridge section of U.S. 26/287 between Dubois and Moran Junction

Saturday construction is scheduled to begin this Saturday, May 19, weather permitting. Travelers should expect up to 15 minute stop delays during daylight hours. The construction zone is located 11 miles east of Moran Junction, and 41.5 miles west of Dubois. Flagging stations are posted, and pilot cars will guide traffic through the area.

Work on the Togwotee Pass highway reconstruction project this summer will be in the Rosie's Ridge section. A new bridge was added there last summer. (WYDOT Blackrock Bridge photo)

Last section of Togwotee Pass highway rebuild to begin Monday; Rosie’s Ridge section is 2012’s project

Work on the Togwotee Pass highway reconstruction project this summer will be in the Rosie's Ridge section. A new bridge was added there last summer and turning lanes will be added this summer. (WYDOT Blackrock Bridge photo)