Glen G. Larson, a decorated Vietnam War fighter pilot who continued to serve his country in the Air Force and Air National Guard and worked as a test pilot and executive for McDonnell Douglas Corp., is the 2014 inductee into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame.
Budget Amendment on South Federal and Riverview projects misunderstood, public works director reported
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Discussion at Riverton City Council’s Tuesday night meeting on a budget amendment to cover the city’s share of costs from the Riverview Road and South Federal highway reconstruction projects took a wrong turn. Both projects were under the management and control of the Wyoming Department of Transportation, with participation from the City of Riverton.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Contracts totaling nearly $33.8 million for nine highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its December meeting in Laramie. A Lander firm was the successful bidder on one of the projects.
(Basin, Wyo.) – A member of the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s district traffic crew has been promoted to area traffic supervisor in Basin.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A one-day closure of the Adams/South Federal Boulevard intersection Friday will allow concrete crack sealing on the $5.04 million highway improvement project in Riverton.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Contracts totaling $34.9 million for six highway projects around the state, including two to be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its November meeting in Cheyenne.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A 3.32-mile highway improvement project is scheduled to begin next week with work on the Little Wind River bridge south of Riverton on Wyoming 789.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Are you prepared for winter driving?
All county roads open this morning, Chain Law 1 on South Pass, Slick, Slick in Spots, Snowing on some routes
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation reports all roads in Fremont County are open today, with snow and blowing snow between Shoshoni and Casper; slick, snowing, high winds and blowing snow on US 287 between Sweetwater Station and Jeffrey City; slick and snowfall between Dubois and Diversion Dam Junction; and slick to slick in spots elsewhere. The Chain Law is in effect on WYO 28 over South Pass.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service and WYDOT have teamed up for handy “route-by-route” look at highway conditions around the state.
(Riverton, Wyo) – Today’s Work Photo of the Day was captured in downtown Riverton with a crew from Modern Electric replacing street light bulbs for the Wyoming Department of Transportation along Highway 26, aka Riverton’s Main Street.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The South Federal-East Monroe reconstruction project is nearing a close. On Friday, Reiman Corp. crews put down one of the last stretches of concrete. During the past week, the decorative lighting to match the Main Street lighting downtown was put up and work on adjoining streets and sidewalks continued.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A special weather statement for the South Pass area and Wyoming Highway 28 has been issued by the National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Twelve pavement preservation projects have been completed using the additional fuel tax revenue WYDOT received during the past year, and work is expected to be complete this fall on five others. Four of the projects are in Fremont County, three on South Pass and one currently under construction on US 26/287 near Diversion Dam.