Transportation Commission awards $8.6 million in contracts in January

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will repair several bridges in Laramie County to improve the road surface. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded a $2.1 million contract to Reiman Corp., of Cheyenne, for the work on five bridges. The commission awarded that and five other projects totaling $8.6 million at its recent meeting. For the bridge work in Laramie County, crews will...

WYDOT crews removing damaged high-mast tower lights near Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Traffic crews with the Wyoming Department of Transportation completed the removal of four high-mast tower lights around Cheyenne on Friday, Jan. 22. One tower was removed near the Round Top Road exit on Interstate 80 (mile marker 357), one near the Lincolnway exit of I-80 (mm 358), one at the Interstate 25 Port of Entry and one near the College Drive exit (mm 7) on I-25. The towers...

Improving pedestrian safety is WYDOT's long-term goal at Freedom/Big Horn Avenue intersection near Cody Middle School

A comprehensive study of transportation needs related to Big Horn Avenue/US14A is the proper path forward for Park County School District No. 6, the City of Cody, and the Wyoming Department of Transportation to provide safe long-term pedestrian highway crossing opportunities near the Cody Middle School, according to WYDOT District Engineer Pete Hallsten of Basin. "Our immediate proactive action will...

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet Jan. 21

The Wyoming Transportation Commission will meet via video conference Jan. 21. The commission will meet for its regular business meeting at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21. The purpose of the meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics on the attached meeting agenda. For more information about the meeting, please contact the Transportation Commission secretary at (307) 777-4007 or...