WYDOT answers more questions about Teton Pass engineering, monitoring

JACKSON - As the Wyoming Department of Transportation aims to open the temporary Teton Pass detour next week, only three weeks after a landslide took out part of the pass, geotechnical engineers say monitoring is key.

WYDOT is planning to monitor the detour with instruments. But officials did not say by press time whether they plan to staff observers on the road around the clock, a key piece of advice from outside engineers.

"The once-daily reading, combined with the visual monitoring, would be a satisfactory way to get this detour up and running," Darren Beckstrand told the Jackson Hole Daily...


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