UPDATE (4:28 p.m.): Traffic is now moving freely on US 287 south of Laramie.

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An accident on US Highway 287 about 12 miles south of Laramie impacted travel for the holiday weekend Friday.

Laramielive.com reader Heather sent us the photo of backed up traffic at 3:29 p.m. As of 4 p.m. there was still backed up traffic northbound on US 287.

Courtesy: Heather Contos

The Memorial Day holiday weekend is typically a busy one for travelers trying to get to their destination Friday before the long weekend.

If we receive any details or an update, we will pass that along.