State Transportation Improvement Program gives presentation at June 29th, Commissioner meeting

(Lander, WY) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) gave a presentation at the Tuesday, June 29th, Fremont County Commissioners meeting.

District 5 Engineer Pete Hallsten gave an overview of the program, and shared the projects that STIP is either wrapping up, working on, or planning throughout Fremont County.

These projects include:

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  • The Riverton Main Street concrete rehabilitation
  • The Lander Main Street ADA project
  • The Lander US-287 pavement overlay
  • The transportation of the US-287 historic Sacagawea gravesite directory rock monument
  • The Dubois bridge rehabilitation/Mabel’s Hill overlay
  • A maintenance fog seal on WY-131 Sinks Canyon
  • The nationally recognized WY-789/US-287 pedestrian safety “Dark Roads and Dark Clothes: A Deadly Combination” billboards

Upcoming improvement projects include fencing repairs/installation for Game and Fish and Gas Hills Road, safety improvements on WY-132, and community development on the US-287/Shipton Road to Ethete Road pathway.

WYDOT oversees 6,700 Miles of Roads, 6,000 Bridges/Structures, 42,200 Culverts, 800 miles of guardrail, 80,000 signs, and 12,000 miles of fencing, and is currently working on $163,269,000 worth of transportation, capital improvement, communications, transit, and aeronautics projects in the state.

To view STIP’s project listing, click here.

WYDOT is also hosting an online public meeting that launches Monday, July 26, 2021, for the STIP. The public can participate in the online meeting at their convenience until it closes on August 30, 2021.

The meeting offers the opportunity to provide feedback and pose questions or express concerns, and will include information on program overview, funding, timeline of the process, and details on hundreds of statewide transportation improvements.

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For more information on the online meeting, visit the WYDOT website, or reach out to WYDOT public relations specialist Cody Beers at (307) 431-1803.

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