Portion of U.S. 95 in central Idaho closed due to wintry conditions, multiple crashes

US 95 Central Idaho
Heavy wind, blowing snow and hazardous conditions prompted authorities to close U.S. 95 between mileposts 223 and 290 in central Idaho on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (Courtesy: Idaho State Police)

WHITEBIRD, Idaho — U.S. 95 in central Idaho is closed in both directions between mileposts 223 and 290, from Whitebird Grade to Culdesac, because of heavy wind, blowing snow and hazardous conditions, according to the Idaho State Police.

The Idaho State Police, Idaho Transportation Department ad Lewis and Idaho county sheriff’s departments are currently working a number of crashes.

Drivers should visit 511.idaho.gov or use the Idaho 511 app to check road conditions.

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