Fremont County Seeing Landslides From Recent Moisture
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reporting that an active landslide is moving along Wyoming 789 near Lander.
A new slide appeared about 3 miles north of Lander on Wyoming 789 sometime Tuesday evening or early Wednesday morning.
Jim Thomas the Wyoming Department of Transportation's area maintenance supervisor in Lander.
"The hillside was still moving when I got there,"
Thomas said WYDOT is placing cones and signs in the area today warning drivers about the slope failure/slide on the east side of the five-lane highway between Lander and Hudson.
Fremont County received between 2 and 6 inches of rain this past weekend. Soils remain saturated with water. Another slope failure occurred a mile south of Lander on Wyoming 131 (Sinks Canyon Road) this past weekend.