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By Cindy Glasson
Reporter Photographer 

Wind River Canyon plagued by slides

Highway closed to travelers for over 24 hours

 

Mark Dykes

Safety markers are set alongside one of the larger chunks of cliff face the fell close to the highway.

It was a wild few days in Wind River Canyon as Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) crews fought rain, snow and falling rock last week.

WYDOT Maintenance Engineer Lyle Lamb of Basin said last Wednesday that quite a few big rocks had fallen in one particular area due to increased moisture...



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