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Wyoming Interstate #221820

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 29, 1972
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(Studio) A visit to an interstate highway in Wyoming reported

(Wyoming) New I-80 criticized for high winds and snow. [Rancher Kim KRUEGER - says railroad studied area and saw it was impossible, even though shorter route between Laramie and Rawlins. Interstate engineers ignored warnings.] Old route shown. [Mrs. Gladys WHITE - one of few remaining store keepers on old route, can't explain why new highway was built through mountains.] Statistics on hrs. highway closed, accidents, etc. given.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:05:00

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