(Basin, Wyo.) – A $2.3 million highway crack sealing project started this past week in Big Horn County. When complete, highway cracks will be sealed in Big Horn, Park, Hot Springs, Washakie and Fremont counties, and a small piece of western Natrona County between Shoshoni and Casper.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reporting reduced visibility on South Pass between the Fremont and Sublette County lines around milepost 63. The above image is from the Louis Lake Parking area on Wyoming 28.
UPDATE: WYO 135 (Sand Draw Highway) and US 287 WYO 789 between Rawlins and Lander are now open, with reduced visibility in some areas as of 3:30 p.m.
(Dubois, Wyo) – WYDOT has erected a temporary barrier for traffic through Dubois Westbound on U.S. 26/287 at milepost 55.5. traffic is being routed to the left lane only at that location. #duboisfire
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation is seeking a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Lander.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reporting early today that the chain law is in effect over South Pass, with black ice between Farson and the Sweetwater County Line. It is wet and snowing on Beaver Rim and slick in spots on Highway 287 between the Rawlins Junction and Jeffrey City.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation is recommending no unnecessary travel over U.S. 26/287 west of Dubois due to “significant blowing snow.” Black ice is also reported between Farson and South Pass and there is a falling rock advisory in the Wind River Canyon between Shoshoni and Thermopolis.
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?