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Speed limit changing


April 25, 2019

Grace Moore

Topping the hill on Hwy 14 will not go directly from 30 to 70 mph. Soon this will be a 45 mph zone.

Moorcroft Chief of Police Doug Lundborg has been talking to the WYDOT about the increased danger to motorists and pedestrians along Highway 14 north of Moorcroft.

His concerns have been validated by a study conducted by a state highway safety report examining the number of automobile crashes from 2014 to 2018 in the Moorcroft area and have found the area of highway 14 immediately north of town has more crashes and of more severity than the state average.

As a result, WYDOT will be changing speed signage in the area soon. School bus stop signage has already been installed south of the "bl...

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