(Laramie, Wyoming) – WYDOT has closed I-80 between Rawlins and Laramie again due to a crash.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – As National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (April 12th – 18th) draws to an end, our major crash event on Interstate 80 yesterday between Cheyenne and Laramie reminds us all how critical of a role our public safety dispatchers play in protecting and serving the citizens of Wyoming and the United States. Our dispatchers work 24 / 7, 365 days a year and are the first line to the front line.
(Hudson, Wyo.) – Motorists traveling between Riverton and Lander will notice a new traffic pattern through Hudson this week as the highway there has been re-striped. Wyoming Department of Transportation crews removed all pavement markings through town earlier this week and re-striped the highway with a center turn lane. Instead of two traffic lanes in each direction, there is now only one.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation today updated the progress of two major road construction projects within the City of Riverton.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The hours of operation at Wyoming Department of Transportation’s Driver Services offices in Lander and Dubois will change beginning April 22.
WYDOT’s State Transportation Improvement Program project listing updated; Four local projects included
The a detour is in place on Riverview Road where a new structure has been placed for the Riverton Valley Irrigation Canal. (WYDOT)
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Twitter is now an option for travelers who want to be notified about closures on the Wyoming’s highways.
Jim Thomas (WYDOT)
Oil spill resulted from tanker crash Monday afternoon on Beaver Rim; Driver went for a cigarette, missed a curve
Hot oil escaped from an overturned tractor trailer with a pup Monday afternoon on the Sand Draw Highway at Beaver Rim. (WYDOT)
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation reminds property owners in Riverton not to blade or shovel snow from their parking lots and sidewalks onto a state highway, which includes North and South Federal Boulevards and East and West Main Streets in Riverton. Apparently there has been significant snow piled onto the highway on North Federal in Riverton.
Governor extends executive order for propane deliveries to meet spike in demand; Order exempts drivers from drive-time limitations
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead has extended the Executive Order creating emergency rules for the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WyDOT). This Order is specific to drivers of propane delivery trucks working inside of Wyoming and it allows them to make extra deliveries to heat homes and businesses.
Macayla Arrington and Victoria Thoman accepted the championship belt from Injury Prevention Resources, along with Wind River Principal Ceatriss Wall and School Resource Office Brett Johnson.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – When winter storms significantly impact highway travel in Wyoming, the state’s chain law will go into effect.
Six years of construction: 17 Mile Road dedicated Tuesday, ceremonies included cedaring, prayers and a memorial
Construction and funding partners, Tribal Officials, and elected representatives cut the ribbon dedicating the reconstructed 17 Mile Road Tuesday morning. (Ernie Over photo)
(This 2008 photo from a Wyoming Department of Transportation webcam shows mule deer utilizing the underpass at Nugget Canyon near Kinnear. Photo courtesy of WyDOT.)
Chip sealing scheduled to begin Monday between Dubois and Diversion Dam and at Rosie’s Ridge on Togwotee
Chip sealing of the Rosie’s Ridge project on the Togwotee Trail (U.S. 26/287) west of Dubois is also scheduled to begin Monday, July 22.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The first project to be funded with the additional fuel tax revenue WYDOT will receive this year is among the six contracts totaling $13.4 million awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its July teleconference meeting.
A WYDOT highway repair crew is pictured in this file photo from 2012 working north of Ethete. (Ernie Over photo)