UPDATE: 7:40 a.m.:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has cancelled the scheduled closure of US 191/189 for today, Wednesday December 21, 2022 at 9:00 AM for avalanche mitigation. The highway will remain open to all traffic unless winter conditions force a change in status.

HOBACK, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has scheduled a closure of US 191/189 (Hoback River Canyon) for tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 9 a.m. for avalanche mitigation.

However, reduced visibility, winter driving conditions, and increasing avalanche hazard may force an earlier closure.

Travelers can dial 511 or go to www.wyoroad.info for updated weather and road conditions.