Wyoming law enforcement arrest three impaired drivers during the Border War operation 2022

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Law enforcement agencies in Laramie and Albany counties made 108 traffic stops, arrested three impaired drivers, and made one arrest for controlled substances during the Border War Impaired Driving Enforcement Operation on Saturday, November 12. Since 2015, law enforcement in Wyoming and Colorado have teamed up as part of a multi-state impaired driving enforcement operation. For the...

Parsley Bridge open to live traffic

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Crews with Reiman, Corp. and the Wyoming Department of Transportation have opened the Parsley Bridge to live traffic. Numerous hits in the past have caused several closures and frequent repairs to the bridge. The new bridge has an increased clearance height above Interstate 80 which should mitigate future collisions and closures at this location.  Due to weather and material delays...

Transportation Commission awards $22.76 million in contracts in November

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded $22.76 million in contracts for seven Wyoming Department of Transportation construction projects during its November 17 business meeting. The commission awarded an almost $12 million bid to Cheyenne-based Simon Contractors for a project that involves paving, concrete work, milling and other work on more than seven miles of both eastbound...

Increase in sign theft seen in southeast Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation has noticed an increase in sign theft over the last year. More signs have been reported stolen each year, with common targets including the ‘Welcome to Wyoming’ or ‘Entering Wyoming’ signs. Other signs such as stop signs, traffic signs, and road signs have continued to be stolen as well. Stolen signs can lead to crashes and can pose dangerous...

WYDOT Produces Crosswalk Safety Video

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation has produced a new safety video about the proper use of crosswalks.  The 3 ½ minute video titled “Crosswalk Safety” can be found on WYDOT’s YouTube Channel WYDOT Videos.    A link to the video was provided to all Wyoming schools through the Wyoming Department of Education.  Though geared towards young people, the video contains helpful information...