U.S. 14A opens for summer season today at 4 p.m.

*Feature photo: Maintenance crews from Lovell and Northwest Wyoming have been working to clear snow from U.S. 14A in the Bighorn Mountains between Lovell and Burgess Junction. h/t WYDOT * U.S. 14A opens for summer season today at 4 p.m. The annual spring opening of U.S. 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell is today, Friday, May 20, at 4 p.m. "Everything is clear, so the roadway will open for the summer today at 4 p.m. Please drive safely and buckle up," said Pete Hallsten, Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance engineer in Basin. "Some roadway repairs will be completed next week under traffic control. Expect short delays next week." The annual winter closure of U.S. 14A, west of Burgess Junction, is at milepost 76.04 on the Lovell side of the Bighorn Mountains. The seasonal road closure at Burgess Junction is just east of milepost 98.1. WYDOT annually closes this 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Bighorn Mountains of north-central Wyoming about Nov. 30 at the conclusion of the fall hunting season. It usually opens for the summer by Memorial Day weekend. #reboot #news