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Group to provide analysis of commercial air service, future needs

Group to provide analysis of commercial air service, future needs

Date: 06/22/2017 

A group of Wyoming leaders met in Casper Tuesday, June 20, to discuss the future of commercial air service and its importance in the state’s economy. The meeting was a brainstorming session to examine current and future needs in aviation and develop a task force to identify additional alternative funding sources for aviation in Wyoming. WYDOT Aeronautics Division administrator Amy Surdam said WYDOT is working on an analysis of what consistent, reliable, affordable air service in Wyoming would involve. This analysis will be available when the group meets again in late summer. Air service generates...

Highway full-depth reclamation project kicks off on WYO 434, south of Ten Sleep

Highway full-depth reclamation project kicks off on WYO 434, south of Ten Sleep

Date: 06/20/2017 

A reduced speed limit of 45 mph is in effect on the Big Trails full-depth reclamation project south of Ten Sleep on WYO 434. The $995,000 Big Trails project consists of grading, full-depth reclamation, chip sealing and other work on 6.39 miles of WYO 434 and Washakie County Road 82 between Worland and Ten Sleep. Knife River of Cheyenne is the prime contractor on the project. “The contractor has been running reclaimers all week and should finish up reclaiming/milling very soon,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation project engineer Jordan Erz of Worland. “The reduced speed limit will be in...

WYDOT begins reclaiming Dewar and Elk Street

WYDOT begins reclaiming Dewar and Elk Street

Date: 06/19/2017 

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – Local residents will see a new piece of machinery on Dewar and Elk Street this week. After completing milling operations on one side of the road on both Dewar and Elk Street, contract crews from Lewis & Lewis will bring in a reclaimer for the next step in the full depth reclamation process. WYDOT has released a video explaining the full depth reclamation process and why its used. See video below that explains the fulld epth reclamation process. “The reclaimer is designed to evenly pulverize material and leave it in place. We are basically recycling the base material from the...

WYDOT to hold STIP meetings in northwest Wyoming

WYDOT to hold STIP meetings in northwest Wyoming

Date: 06/14/2017 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will hold several State Transportation Improvement (STIP) meetings in northwest Wyoming in August. WYDOT officials will discuss the STIP, which is an official planning document the department uses to make road improvements throughout the state. The meetings will be held on the following dates: Aug. 14 — 9:30 a.m., Grizzly Hall, Park County Library, 1500 Heart Mountain St., Cody. Aug. 14 — 1:30 p.m., Commission Chambers, Big Horn County Courthouse, 420 West C, Basin. Aug. 16 — 9:30 a.m., Commission Chambers, Washakie County Courthouse, 1001 Big Horn Ave.,...

Work on US 287 to limit access from Howe Road

Work on US 287 to limit access from Howe Road

Date: 06/13/2017 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be conducting paving operations on US 287 south of Laramie this week and access to the highway from Howe Road will be restricted while work takes place. Crews are planning to perform the work on Wednesday, June 14, during daylight hours. Work should be complete by the evening. This work was originally scheduled for June 5, but the asphalt plant WYDOT planned to use had mechanical problems that day. US 287 will be reduced to one lane of travel. Traffic will be allowed through the work zone one direction at a time. Delays should be expected. Residents...

 

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, June 15

  • 7 a.m. Commission breakfast at the Little America Hotel and Resort, 2800 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne. - Information Supplied
  • 8:30 a.m. convene for business meeting at the Wyoming Department of Transportation, 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.

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Next business meeting: July 18.

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

 

The Public Safety Communications Commission is responsible for providing policy level direction related to planning, designing and implementing guidelines, best practices and standard approaches to address Wyoming's public safety communications interoperability issues.

The commission is comprised of 11 members from public safety, county, state and local entities.

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Contact
Communications Commission
Bob Symons
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
307-777-5065

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

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