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One lane closed on Horse Creek Road bridge

One lane closed on Horse Creek Road bridge

Date: 05/16/2017 

The northbound lane of a bridge on Horse Creek Road (WYO 211) just south of Horse Creek has been closed until repairs to the bridge can be completed. The bridge is about 1.7 miles south of Horse Creek at reference marker 25.10. It carries Horse Creek Road over a creek bed. During the closure, northbound and southbound traffic will be required to yield and take turns to cross the bridge using a single lane. The lane closure is in response to a bridge inspection report done this month that revealed a deficiency in the timber supports underneath the bridge. The bridge inspection report recommended...

Sidewalk improvement project continues next week in Worland

Sidewalk improvement project continues next week in Worland

Date: 05/11/2017 

A handful of disruptions to traffic are expected next week in the 15th Street/Big Horn Avenue intersection in Worland as part of the $1.13 Americans with Disabilities Act project. Prime contractor EHC LLC, of Deaver, will be working in Worland next week, and there will be some closures of intersections to allow the work to be completed, said Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Dan McAfee of Worland. The plan is dependent upon favorable weather, said WYDOT project engineer Jordan Erz. It includes: Monday, May 15 – 17th Street (by the health club) will be closed to allow for installation...

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet May 18

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet May 18

Date: 05/11/2017 

The Wyoming Transportation Commission will meet for its regular business meeting beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 18. The meeting will be held at the WYDOT District office, 800 Bryan Stock Trail, in Casper. The purpose of the meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics on the meeting agenda. For more information about the meeting agenda or the about the commission, please contact the commission secretary at (307) 777-4007, email or visit the Transportation Commission web page on WYDOT’s website.

Pavement improvement project beginning this week east of Shoshoni

Pavement improvement project beginning this week east of Shoshoni

Date: 05/10/2017 

Traffic delays are expected on a 6.15-mile pavement improvement project beginning this week east of Shoshoni on US 20-26. McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co., of Worland, is the prime contractor on the $1.12 million project that begins about 32 miles east of Shoshoni. “The contractor plans to start work this week, depending upon favorable weather,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Kaia Tharp of Thermopolis. “Drivers should expect travel delays of up to 15 minutes during this project.” The contractor’s schedule calls for paving to take about two weeks to complete. By contract,...

Road closures necessary at times for public safety

Road closures necessary at times for public safety

Date: 05/05/2017 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation works hard to ensure roads remain open, but there are times that roads need to be closed to ensure the safety of the traveling public. Closures typically occur during the winter months when ice, snow and blowing snow can make travel treacherous for motorists. However, closures can occur throughout the year due to car crashes, hazardous spills, landslides or any other unforeseen event that can make traveling dangerous. The Wyoming Highway Patrol and WYDOT’s maintenance crews determine when to close the roads for safety. And while closures may be a source...

 

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.

Transportation Commission Home Page

Next business meeting: 2 p.m. Thursday, May 18, in the Casper district conference room, 900 Bryan Stock Trail, Casper, WY

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: May 2-3.

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.

Public Safety Communications Commission Home Page

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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