- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Beartooth Pass on the Montana-Wyoming border has closed for the winter.

The Billings Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/2dKvfjr ) that the closure of U.S. Highway 212 between Red Lodge and Cooke City was announced Tuesday. The road will be gated near the Greenough Lake turnoff.

The highway typically reopens the Friday before Memorial Day.

The road has closed several times in the past month due to snow and ice.

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Information from: The Billings Gazette, https://www.billingsgazette.com


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