6:12 P.M. UPDATE:

Interstate 80 is now open to all traffic in both directions.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Winter conditions have forced the closure of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne.

As of 4 p.m., the Wyoming Department of Transportation estimated it would take crews eight to 10 hours to get the 43-mile stretch back open.

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Drivers are encouraged to call 511 or visit wyoroad.info for the latest road conditions and closures.

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