WYDOT wins national environmental award for Snake River Bridge project

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Rock Springs, Wyo.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation has been awarded a 2022 Environmental Excellence Award (EEA) in the category of Ecosystems, Habitat, and Wildlife from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for their efforts on the Snake River Bridge reconstruction and wildlife crossing integration project.  The award is one of 14 conferred nationwide in a variety of environmental categories. ...

Transportation Commission awards $32.2 million in contracts in May

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded $32.2 million in contracts for seven Wyoming Department of Transportation construction projects during its May 12 business meeting. Based out of Rock Springs, Kilgore Companies, LLC, was awarded an almost $7.2 million bid for a project involving paving, grading and other work on about 7.7 miles of US Highway 189 in Lincoln County. The contracted...

Wyoming Aeronautics Commission to meet May 17-19

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will meet May 17-19, 2022, in northeast Wyoming for a tour of local airports and to conduct their business meeting. The Commission will meet on Tuesday, May 17, for a tour of the Hulett Municipal Airport and on Wednesday, May 18, for tours of the Northeast Wyoming Regional Airport, the Johnson County Airport, and the Sheridan County Airport. Commission members will...

Slide repair project begins May 16 on Chief Joseph Scenic Highway (WY296)

CODY, Wyo  —  A $3.98 million slide repair project is slated for a May 16 start on WY296 northwest of Cody. The project is located on 0.1 miles of WY296 at milepost 41.45 on Chief Joseph Scenic Highway, about 5 miles west of the intersection of WY120 and WY296. "Work consists of slide repair, including installation of aggregate columns, installation of drains, construction of a slide stabilization...

Tree removal scheduled on WY295 south of Powell

POWELL, Wyo. —  A large tree leaning over WY295 at the Willwood corner south of Powell is scheduled for removal on Tuesday, May 17. "This operation is dependent on the weather, but we are planning to start this 1-day project about 8:30 a.m. May 17 to minimize conflicts with commuter traffic," said Wyoming Department of Transportation area maintenance supervisor Brian Pittman of Basin. Pittman said...