#HeadsUp: Level 1 chain law in effect for South Pass; extreme blowover risk

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(Fremont County, WY) – WYDOT has shared that a Level 1 chain law are in effect for WY 28 roads for March 15, according to WYDOT/wyoroad.info.

The chain law is in effect for areas “Between the Fremont/Sublette Cty Line and Atlantic City Rd.;” “Between Atlantic City Rd and Mile Marker 63, Westbound Closure Gate;” and “Between Mile Marker 63, Westbound Closure Gate and US 287 / WY 789.”

Conditions are listed as “Slick, Drifted Snow with Snowfall, Dangerous Winds, Blowing Snow, Reduced Visibility,” which is leading to an extreme blowover risk.

A Level 1 chain law is defined as when “conditions are hazardous, travel can be restricted to: vehicles equipped with tire chains; or vehicles with adequate snow tires; or all-wheel-drive vehicles.”

For road conditions in other parts of Fremont County and surrounding areas, click here.

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