WYDOT seeks public comment on STIP project draft

(Fremont County, WY) – The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), which gave a presentation at the June 29th Fremont County Commissioners’ meeting, now seeks public comment on its 2022 transportation improvement planning document.

WYDOT’s 2022 STIP draft is available on the department’s website. People can navigate to the STIP web page by selecting Planning/Projects/Research and STIP Project Listing, which contains the 2022 STIP PDF and a map where people can make comments or suggest new projects.

The STIP contains a listing of highway and bridge projects, airport improvement work, transit and Public Safety Communications Commission projects that WYDOT tentatively expects to contract for during the upcoming fiscal year, which begins October 1st. The final STIP will also incorporate WYDOT’s capital improvement projects. The final approved STIP is published annually and updates are issued monthly.

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The Fremont County STIP projects can be found here.

The public can also submit their comments by email, or by mail to 5300 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82009. The deadline for receiving draft STIP comments is September 3rd, 2021.

Besides the 2022 projects, the draft STIP includes a listing of transportation projects slated through 2027. It also includes a summary of pass-through federal funding for public transportation throughout the state.

Projects are listed by county and note the general character of work for the various transportation system projects. These projects include highway, transit, airports and others.

Additionally, WYDOT is accepting public comment via virtual meeting. There, viewers can click through a short STIP presentation at their own pace as well as provide comments via a live comment map.

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WYDOT emphasizes that the STIP project listing is tentative and is revised in accordance with changes in funding levels, highway conditions and other issues that arise during the advance project design phase.

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