Highway 85

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 85 between Mule Creek Junction and Newcastle will encounter road construction and delays of no more than 20 minutes beginning May 3, according to a Wyoming Department of Transportation press release dated April 26.  “Motorists will...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Cuts to the Wyoming Department of Transportation budget will affect its ability to continually remove snow from all routes in District 4, which includes Weston County, according to a Nov. 10 press release.  “With the budget constraints the department is currently...
The old Highway 85   Dear Editor, Way back when Highway 85 was built it ran up the hill by where the landfill is and turned east down the railroad track and you drove across the track. There was no sign to stop and look, there the road just ran along the railroad. Of course, the trains weren’t...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Two people were killed in an April 30 head-on collision at milepost 215 on U.S. Highway 85 south of Newcastle, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol.  A 2014 Chrysler Town and Country was traveling northbound on U.S. 85 when the vehicle crossed the center line into...

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