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Surfacing work underway on Laramie’s Third Street

Surfacing work underway on Laramie’s Third Street

Date: 07/14/2014 

A micro-surfacing project is underway on Third Street (US 30-287) in Laramie between Curtis Street on the north and Boswell Drive on the south. WYDOT Resident Engineer Tim Morton said the road will remain open during the work, with traffic narrowed to one lane in each direction. All work will be performed between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., and the project is scheduled for completion by July 24.  WYDOT does micro-surfacing work each summer to repair damage, provide a skid-resistant surface and prevent water from getting into the pavement through cracks and potholes. The work extends the life of the pavement...

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...

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...

Slow down and prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions

Slow down and prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions

Date: 11/12/2013 

Slow down and prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions Hundreds of big game animals are killed in collisions with vehicles every year in Wyoming. There are many "hot spots" for animal-vehicle collisions throughout central and northwest Wyoming. Some of these areas include Wyoming 28 between Lander and South Pass, Wyoming 131 (Sinks Canyon Road) south of Lander, U.S. 26 west of Riverton, U.S. 26/287 between Diversion Dam and Dubois, U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 between Wind River Canyon and Kirby, U.S. 16-20 between Basin and Greybull, Wyoming 120 near Thermopolis, U.S. 14A between Cody and Powell, and U.S. 14-16-20...

Crack sealing begins in central and northwest Wyoming

Crack sealing begins in central and northwest Wyoming

Date: 11/12/2013 

Crack sealing begins in central and northwest Wyoming Crack sealing and other work on more than 136 miles of central and northwest Wyoming highways is under way, according to Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Robert Scheidemantel in Riverton. Citizens should expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes as they encounter the crack sealing work in Fremont, Hot Springs, Washakie, Big Horn and Park counties between November and February. "All work is weather permitting, and the contractor will be moving around quite a bit over the next three months," Scheidemantel said. The contractor...

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