Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Next Week

Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Begin Next Week
Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Begin Next Week

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced Thursday there will be a series of hourlong road closures starting on Monday on Interstates 90 and 25 in the Buffalo area. Casper Electric, under contract with WYDOT, will be placing steel structures along I-90 and I-25 for overhead dynamic message signs.

Public information specialist for WYDOT, Ronda Holwell, explains what work will be done in the area.

Beginning at 10 p.m. on Monday, the westbound lanes of I-90 at mile post 59.9 just east of Buffalo will close for approximately one hour. It will then re-open to let traffic through and will then close again for an additional hour. Holwell recommends motorists use an alternate route.

There will be additional closures next week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night while the multi-million dollar dynamic message sign project continues. For a full list of the closures, see below.


Monday night, August 19, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the WEST Bound Lanes of I-90 at Mile Post 59.9 just east of Buffalo. The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then will close again for an additional hour. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

Tuesday night, August 20, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the EAST Bound Lanes of I-90 at Mile Post 59.9, just east of Buffalo. The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then will close again for an additional hour. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

Wednesday night, August 21, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the South Bound Lanes of I-25 at Mile Post 296.5, just south of Buffalo. The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then will close again for an additional hour. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

Thursday night, August 22, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the North Bound Lanes of I-25 at Mile Post 296.5, just south of Buffalo. The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then will close again for an additional hour. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

WYDOT is installing 19 total Dynamic Message Signs at 10 locations in the North East corner of Wyoming with this project. The message signs on 1-90 in the Sheridan area near the Port of Entry, MP 18.2, and Sheridan College, MP 26.7, and in the buffalo area near the Rock Creek exit, MP 54.3 have been installed. The contractor will be installing in the Buffalo area on I-90 just east of Buffalo at MP 59.9, and on I-25 south of Buffalo, MP 296.5 the week of August 19, 2013. In the coming months they will install signs in the Gillette area on I-90 east of Gillette, MP 122.7, and West of Gillette, MP 130.3. In the Sundance area the signs will be installed on I-90 east of Sundance, MP 183.2, and West of Sundance, 190.4.

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