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    Two sections of Yellowstone’s Grand Loop Road will be closed due to construction after the Labor Day holiday weekend. Travel between some points will involve long detours and significantly longer than normal travel times. More »

Road Work Halted For Holiday Weekend

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Date: August 30, 2006
Contact: Nash, (307) 344-2010
Contact: Vallie, (307) 344-2012

Nightly closures on Yellowstone’s East Entrance road will be temporarily halted for the Labor Day weekend, although construction may continue during daytime hours on Friday. 

The road will be open from 8:00 a.m., Friday, September 1, through 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 5.  Motorists may experience short delays and can expect gravel surfaces and steep grades.  No stopping is allowed in the Sylvan Pass area.   

Nightly closures will resume at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 5; the East Entrance road will be open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with up to 30-minute delays possible.

Visitors are encouraged to slow down, drive safely and watch for bicyclists, pedestrians, and wildlife on or near roadways.  Be alert for personnel flagging traffic, construction workers and heavy equipment along the East Entrance road.

Did You Know?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.