Avalanche infrastructure work will cause delays in Hoback Canyon

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Jackson, Wyo.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be working on avalanche infrastructure in the Hoback Canyon, US 189/191 tomorrow, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Crews will be utilizing a helicopter to place O’Bellx infrastructure near major slide paths that endanger the highway.    Traffic will be paused while flight operations take place.  Drivers are advised to be aware of intermittent...

WYDOT to close U.S. 14A at noon on November 21

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Sheridan, Wyo – A significant amount of snowfall along with strong winds and minimal traffic warrants the Wyoming Department of Transportation to close U.S.14A in the Big Horns at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2022. WYDOT closes U.S.14A seasonally as a safety precaution rather than as a reaction to storms. This seasonal closure ties in with WYDOT’s mission of providing a safe, high quality, and...

WYDOT warns against scam texts

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has been alerted to a potential phishing scam involving driver’s licenses. Scammers are sending text messages that claim they are from the “Department of Homeland Security” and demand driver license validation using a suspicious link. The text even warns that “failure to validate will lead to the suspension of your license.” This is a phishing...

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet November 17

Cheyenne, Wyo -  The Wyoming Transportation Commission will meet Thursday, November 17, 2022, for its regular business meeting at 8:30 a.m. in person in Cheyenne and via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics noted on the attached meeting agenda. To join the business meeting virtually, or to view the meeting materials, visit the Transportation Commission...

WYO 130 through the Snowy Range closed for winter season

LARAMIE, Wyo. —Wyoming Highway 130 through the high country of the Snowy Range has officially closed for the season. Due to drifting and blowing snow, Wyoming Department of Transportation crews in Laramie and Saratoga decided upcoming weather forecasts and current road conditions warranted closing the section of WYO 130 for the season. Also known as the Snowy Range Scenic Byway, the 12-mile section...