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Detours and delays expected at Old Faithful

According to a news release from officials at Yellowstone National Park, visitors to the iconic Old Faithful geyser should expect detours and delays at the site until further notice.

The release stated that traffic is being routed around the Old Faithful Overpass Bridge due to safety concerns and that the National park Service is currently evaluating the condition of the bridge.

“Travelers can still access Old Faithful and the Upper Geyser Basin, lodges, stores, the clinic and gas station,” the release continued.

Expect detours and delays at Old Faithful until further notice.

Officials are asking visitors to the park that if they are not traveling directly to Old Faithful that they consider taking alternative routes due to delays throughout the area.

The most current road status can be found on the park website or by calling (307) 344-2117.

To receive Yellowstone road alerts on your mobile phone, text “82190” to 888-777 and an automatic reply will confirm receipt and provide instructions.

For the latest on road construction and 2020 road construction projects click here.