Extended closure expected for Interstate 80

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Rock Springs, Wyo.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation, along with the Wyoming Highway Patrol, are expecting an extended closure of over 14 hours for Interstate 80 between Rock Springs and Rawlins in both directions due to deteriorating conditions and poor visibility. Maintenance crews are reporting visibility of less than 50 feet in some areas, slick roads, blowing and drifting snow caused by...

Avoid pushing snow onto state highways

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Transportation is issuing a reminder that it is a violation of state law to place snow on state roadways. WYDOT has received many reports this month across southeast Wyoming of people pushing snow into the traffic lanes of state highways.  State statute 35-10-401 (b) stipulates whoever, in any manner, wrongfully obstructs any public highway, or injures any...

WYDOT Hosts I-25 Casper Marginal Bridge Reconstruction Project Public Open House Jan. 26

CASPER - The Wyoming Department of Transportation will host a public open house from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at the WYDOT Casper office, 900 Bryan Stock Trail, to discuss an upcoming project replacing four Interstate 25 bridges and the F Street bridge over the North Platte River. The project is set to begin this construction season and replaces the aging structures; three over the North...

Transportation Commission awards nearly $38.6 million in contracts in January

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded almost $38.6 million in contracts for seven Wyoming Department of Transportation construction projects during its January 19 regular business meeting. The commission awarded a $10.7 million bid to Simon Contractors based out of Cheyenne for a project involving paving, concrete surfacing, traffic control, bridge rehabilitation, milling and...

Wyoming Aeronautics Commission to meet January 24

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will meet via videoconference for its regular business meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. The purpose of the business meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics on the attached meeting agenda. To join the meeting or to view the meeting materials, visit the Aeronautics website  and click on the corresponding hyperlink.  You can...