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WYDOT Snowplow Priority Plan Map & Driver Shortage

Cody to the MT state line is classified Low volume (IIIA, IIIB): Service generally involves other less busy minor arterial and collector routes and is provided after high-volume and medium-volume routes have been cleared, with exceptions sometimes made for school buses or similar traffic. Low-volume service is provided only during daylight hours. Level IIIB state highways receive minimum levels of service as resources become available. During severe storms, scheduling depends on available personnel and equipment.

A snow plan outlining the plowing priority level of different roads is available online at

The Laramie Boomerang Reports on a shortage of snowplow drivers 12/8/22

“The shortage is real. It’s not just plow operations for us, it’s everywhere,” Webb said. “Anywhere a commercial driver is needed, we’re struggling to find them.”

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