Teton Pass back open after brief closure

UPDATE 12:02 p.m.: Teton Pass is open in both directions.

WILSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has scheduled a short duration closure of WY 22 / Teton Pass for tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at 12 p.m. to finalize and test its recently upgraded avalanche mitigation systems.

WYDOT predicts that the closure may last up to two hours. Parking closures at the summit of Teton Pass and Coal Creek will begin tonight at 8 p.m. and will be strictly enforced. Highway travelers and backcountry users are advised to plan accordingly.

These upgrades will enhance traveler safety along the WY 22 / Teton Pass corridor.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.

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