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WYDOT expects eclipse traffic, tourists


August 16, 2017

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will use its overhead message signs, stop some construction projects, temporarily stop oversize and overweight loads from driving through the state, have extra personnel on hand to handle the increase in travelers and ensure its rest areas are well maintained.

On Monday, the moon will block out the sun, causing a total solar eclipse across Wyoming and in other states. The last time there was a total solar eclipse in Wyoming was in 1918. In Wyoming, the eclipse will impact nine counties and the Wind River Reservation.

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