DUBOIS (AP) — Wyoming highway crews have been busy this week keeping one of the roads leading to Yellowstone National Park open.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation says rain-induced water and mud flowed across U.S. 26/287, about 13 miles east of Dubois, twice this week.
Crews plowed mud and water off the highway on Monday and Tuesday.
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WYDOT area maintenance supervisor Jim Thomas says the Dubois Volunteer Fire Department aided the effort by washing mud off the highway.
Workers were able to avoid a highway closure by keeping one lane of traffic open with the use of flaggers.
U.S. 26/287 connects with U.S. 89/191 at Moran Junction south of Yellowstone.