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Aeronautics Commission to hold teleconference Feb. 27

Aeronautics Commission to hold teleconference Feb. 27

Date: 02/23/2017 

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will meet at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27 on a teleconference. The commission will discuss a runway project at Lander’s Hunt Field during the meeting. The full agenda and dates for upcoming meetings will be posted here. For more information about the meeting agenda or the commission, please contact the commission secretary at (307) 777-3952, email katie.pfister@wyo.gov or visit the commission page on WYDOT’s website at www.dot.state.wy.us. The seven commissioners, appointed by the governor for six-year terms, approve grants and loans of state and federal money for airport...

Pedestrian bridge closed south of Riverton

Pedestrian bridge closed south of Riverton

Date: 02/22/2017 

Instability of a pier on a pedestrian bridge across the Little Wind River south of Riverton has forced the closure of the bridge to pedestrians. The pedestrian bridge was closed until further notice Wednesday morning, Feb. 22. The bridge is south of Riverton along a pedestrian pathway where it crosses the Little Wind River between the City of Riverton and Beaver Creek Housing. It is near the 789 Casino. Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Robert Scheidemantel said the mid-February thaw in Fremont County resulted in ice building under the pedestrian bridge on the two piers. "We're...

Wyoming residents continue to express satisfaction with WYDOT’s work

Wyoming residents continue to express satisfaction with WYDOT’s work

Date: 02/21/2017 

More residents than ever indicated they feel satisfied with the way the Wyoming Department of Transportation takes care of the state’s transportation system. WYDOT’s 2016 customer satisfaction survey results showed the agency received an all-time-high mark of 84 percent satisfaction for its stewardship of the transportation system, which is a significant increase from the 2014 survey result of 80 percent. The results are part of a comprehensive survey the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center (WYSAC) at the University of Wyoming conducted for WYDOT between Nov. 10 and 30. WYDOT has contracted with...

Teton Pass reopens after avalanche control work

Teton Pass reopens after avalanche control work

Date: 02/21/2017 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation reopened the Teton pass (WYO 22) at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 after crews completed avalanche control work. WYDOT closed the pass earlier this morning to perform the work. Teton Pass is between the Idaho state line and Jackson. For more information on closures and weather conditions, please visit WYDOT’s 511 website.     

Patrol provides life-saving service with ‘blood runs’

Patrol provides life-saving service with ‘blood runs’

Date: 02/16/2017 

Snow blows across the roadway, creating areas of ice even where the sun shines. “11 degrees … there’s a potential for black ice.” He scans the roadway for gravel and dry pavement before pointing out a dry line. “Do you see that gray area? I’m keeping my tires on that line.” Wyoming Highway Patrol Lt. Tim Romig is always reassessing the road to determine how he can make his delivery safely, even while traveling more than 110 mph in his Dodge Charger on a day on which the forecast calls for winds between 55 and 75 mph in areas of Southeast Wyoming. Romig raced west on Interstate 80 on Feb. 3 not...

 

The Wyoming Transportation Commission governs activities of the Department of Transportation.  The commission is composed of seven members appointed by the governor, with approval of the Senate. Commissioners are appointed to six-year terms and they represent districts which include three or four counties.

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Next business meeting: Thursday, March 23 starting at 11 a.m. in WYDOT's commission room, 5300 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne.

Contact
Transportation Commission Secretary
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340
307-777-4007

 

 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Commission is comprised seven members, each appointed by Wyoming's Governor, and receiving Senate consent.

Each county within a district is represented, by successive appointments, and State law requires that the minority party be represented on the Commission.

Aeronautics Commission Home Page

Next business meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 27 starting at 1:30 p.m. on teleconference. The commission will discuss a runway project at Lander's Hunt Field.

Contact
Aeronautics Commission Secretary
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340
307-777-4015

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

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