The City of Laramie and the Union Pacific Railroad have scheduled the closure of the southern loop of the Laramie Green Belt Trail beginning today, September 17. The 1.5 mile loop located directly south of Interstate 80 will be undergoing irrigation repair through the asphalt and is expected to be reopened by tomorrow, September 18.

Access to the trail will still be allowed on the trail located off Garfield Street and Optimist Park. Only the southern loop of the Greenbelt will be closed while this work is completed. Trail users will still be able to access the bridge crossing the Laramie River near TriHydro Corporation and the Laramie Technology Building in order to preserve the east-west trail connection from West Laramie to downtown.

A different portion of the trail which goes under Snowy Range Bridge was closed due to flooding earlier this month, but reopened after about a week of closure. That portion remains open at this time.

Please contact David Schott, Parks Manager at 721-5264 or email him at with any questions or concerns.

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