News Release

Expect detours and delays at Old Faithful in Yellowstone

Sign at Old Faithful
Old Faithful northbound sign

NPS/Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: July 22, 2020

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • Expect detours and delays at Old Faithful until further notice.
  • Traffic is being routed around the Old Faithful Overpass Bridge due to safety concerns.
  • Currently the National Park Service is evaluating the condition of the bridge.
  • Travelers can still access Old Faithful and the Upper Geyser Basin, lodges, stores, the clinic, and gas station.
  • If you are not traveling directly to Old Faithful, consider alternate routes due to delays throughout the area.
  • Find current road status on the park website and by calling (307) 344-2117. To receive Yellowstone road alerts on your mobile phone, text "82190" to 888-777 (an automatic text reply will confirm receipt and provide instructions).
  • Visit Road Construction for details about 2020 road construction projects.  

Last updated: July 22, 2020

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