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Road Repairs To Cause Delays At East Entrance

July 15, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming No Comments
East entrance station;Jim Peaco;October 1987

New construction has begun on a section of the East Entrance road located near Lake Butte at the northern edge of Yellowstone Lake –approximately 8 ½ miles east of Fishing Bridge.  A combination of water runoff from the mountain above and an unstable earth layer underneath the road surface has caused a section of the road edge to break away over time.  Throughout the construction, traffic will be guided through a short, one-lane section with a portable traffic light.  Temporary closures may be a possibility, but are not expected.  The project is expected to be completed by the end of the season. Construction also continues on the road between Tower Fall and Tower-Roosevelt.

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