AFTON (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation wants to remind residents and travelers of its offerings under the Wyoming Travel Authorization Program (W-TAP) ahead of the 2022-2023 winter season. increase.
Through W-TAP, drivers can apply for permission to travel on closed road sections where it is deemed safe to do so. W-TAP includes the Wyoming Authorized Travel (WAT) and Rolling Closure Authorization (RCA) programs.
WAT applications are open to all drivers, but a valid reason is required as to why the driver must drive on closed roads.
Motorists can choose up to seven road segments when applying for WAT. WYDOT will issue authorizations and drivers will receive an authorization code via email or via his website to travel the approved sections of the highway, although restricted travel will still be safe if the closures are enforced. To do.
The RCA program is aimed primarily at those with Wyoming driver licenses, allowing motorists to drive on closed roads due to phased closures. Motorists are not required to provide a reason for travel as part of the application process, but must agree to the terms of the program.
New users can apply for travel authorization on the W-TAP website at w-tap.wyoroad.info.
Repeat users should use the same website to update selected routes, contact information, or other account information as needed. Even if no changes are required, users must confirm that they want to participate in the program each year.