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Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update March 20, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update March 20, 2014

Date: 03/21/2014 

                                                                                                  For Immediate Release March 20, 2014 Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update March 20, 2014 The contractor Reiman Corp from Cheyenne WY continues working on the Lewis Street project.  They continue working on the Bridge and the streets in the vicinity of the bridge, Lewis Street, Marion Street, Dow Street and Alger Street.     The contractor continues working on the Lewis Street bridge over Big Goose Creek and traffic continues to be narrowed to one lane alternating traffic controlled with a flagging...

Dubois engineering office closes Feb. 1

Dubois engineering office closes Feb. 1

Date: 02/04/2014 

January 28, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Dubois engineering office closes Feb. 1   The Wyoming Department of Transportation's Dubois engineering office is permanently closing its doors on Feb. 1, 2014.   WYDOT's construction crew in Dubois is relocating to Thermopolis.   To reach WYDOT's construction crew in Thermopolis, please call Resident Engineer Kaia Tharp at (307) 864-3200. The physical and mailing address is 173 US Highway 20 South, Thermopolis, WY 82443.   WYDOT's maintenance crew in Dubois will remain in Dubois.   For more information, contact WYDOT Public Relations Specialist Cody Beers...

Seat belt use saves lives in Fremont County bus crash

Seat belt use saves lives in Fremont County bus crash

Date: 02/04/2014 

January 28, 2014   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Seat belt use saves lives in Fremont County bus crash   Bob Potter of Riverton wears his seat belt every time he drives, and that decision saved his life the the lives of his passengers on Jan. 5 south of Lander.   Potter, 61, is a Wind River Transportation Authority bus driver.   Potter was transporting three passengers on Red Canyon Road (Fremont County Road 235) south of Lander when the WRTA bus he was driving slid off the road. The bus rolled at least once after it left the roadway.   "The roads were slick with icy conditions, and they were snow-packed,"...

Seat belt use saves Lander man in Wyoming 789 crash

Seat belt use saves Lander man in Wyoming 789 crash

Date: 01/07/2014 

January 6, 2014   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Seat belt use saves Lander man in Wyoming 789 crash   John Keller has worn his seat belt since before it was mandated by state law, and his dedication paid off Christmas Eve when he lost control on an icy Wyoming 789 and his vehicle flew 39 feet off the roadway and landed on its top.   The Lander man is a seat belt survivor.   Keller, 75, was driving his 2006 Nissan pickup south of Lander when the crash occurred about 8:40 a.m. on Dec. 24.   "I wear my seat belt because it is safe," Keller said. "I was driving down the highway, and my truck left the driving...

Due to extreme cold, Governor issues executive order relating to propane deliveries

Due to extreme cold, Governor issues executive order relating to propane deliveries

Date: 12/06/2013 

To help ease propane shortages around the state due to extended winter weather, Gov. Matt Mead has issued an executive order temporarily suspending hours of service limitations for drivers of propane delivery trucks. Normally, drivers may operate their trucks no more than 11 hours within any 24-hour period, with a minimum of 10 hours of rest between driving stints. Gov. Mead's action, taken Friday, Dec. 6, exempts propane truck drivers from those limitations.  “This extreme cold has caused a spike in the demand for propane, a fuel many people here use to heat their homes. This temporary, emergency...

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