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Weather-permitting, Beartooth Highway to open Friday, May 28, 2021

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Plowing Beartooth Highway

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News Release Date: May 26, 2021

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

  • Weather-permitting, the Beartooth Highway (US-212) between Red Lodge, Montana, and Cooke City, Montana, will open May 28, 2021, at 8 a.m.
  • Conditions can change quickly, especially during spring and fall, and roads can temporarily close due to poor driving conditions. Plan to have alternate routes for travel should the highway close.
  • Check the Montana and Wyoming departments of transportation websites for road updates and status throughout the summer.
  • Photos from May 19 .

Last updated: May 26, 2021

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