Wyoming Department of Transportation
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WYDOT’s dynamic message and variable speed limit signs help motorists stay informed

WYDOT’s dynamic message and variable speed limit signs help motorists stay informed

Date: 01/11/2017 

Motorists have more information about road conditions when traveling thanks to the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s dynamic message and variable speed limit signs. The signs are situated throughout the state in key locations, and are designed to alert motorists about road conditions or when speed limits are reduced due to weather conditions and other road incidents. “We use dynamic message signs to get information to the public to help them make better decisions downstream,” said Vince Garcia, GIS/ITS program manager. “We’re committed to giving the public the best information possible so...

Tribal transportation leader Big John Smith dies

Tribal transportation leader Big John Smith dies

Date: 01/04/2017 

Big John Smith, Director of the Eastern Shoshone/Northern Arapaho Tribal Transportation Department for the past 27 years, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Casper following a short illness. A rosary service and viewing is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete, with a wake following at Smith's residence, 161 Johnstown Valley Road near Kinnear. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Blue Sky Hall, and burial will follow in the Aragon Cemetery in Kinnear. A feast and giveaway is scheduled to begin at Blue Sky Hall following burial. Smith, who celebrated his...

Aeronautics Commission to meet via teleconference Jan 10

Aeronautics Commission to meet via teleconference Jan 10

Date: 01/03/2017 

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission shall convene on Tuesday, January 10 via teleconference.  The meeting shall begin at 1:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The Aeronautics Commission holds four in-person meetings per year.  All other monthly meetings are held via teleconference, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. The seven commissioners, appointed by the governor for six-year terms, approve grants and loans of state and federal money for airport construction, maintenance, improvements, marketing and air service enhancements. The Aeronautics Commission may also make loans...

Be prepared before traveling during the winter

Be prepared before traveling during the winter

Date: 01/03/2017 

When you head out to travel during this winter season, make sure you know before you go. The Wyoming Department of Transportation has several resources available to help motorists stay informed about travel conditions. Motorists can visit WYDOT’s 511 Road and Travel Information website to get the latest information on conditions and road closures. The site also has other features such as web cameras to help give motorists an idea of what conditions are like in a certain location. But motorists need to remember that even though conditions may look good in one area, it doesn’t mean that down the...

What documents you need for a Wyoming driver license

What documents you need for a Wyoming driver license

Date: 01/02/2017 

Need to renew your driver license? New to the state and need to switch to a Wyoming driver license? Or, are you a new driver who is getting a license for the first time? There are several documents motorists will need when either renewing a license, switching to a Wyoming license or getting a brand new license. The Wyoming Department of Transportation has all the documents listed on its website that drivers will need to bring with them to WYDOT’s Driver Services offices when getting a license. The documents needed are the same for a driver license and a state identification card. Drivers will need...

Wyoming Department of Transportation
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
307-777-4375

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