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WASHTO names Togwotee project most innovative

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WYDOT’s US 26-287 reconstruction between Dubois and Moran Junction was honored for the best use of innovation in a medium-sized project at the America’s Transportation Awards western regional competition. The award was announced on July 14 at the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual meeting in Albuquerque, N.M. WASHTO includes 18 member states from Texas to Hawaii...

College Drive Interchange Diverging Diamond

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The Wyoming Engineering Society has named WYDOT’s diverging diamond project at the I-25 College Drive Interchange in Cheyenne its 2013 Presidential Project of the Year. The award is given annually to recognize excellence in engineering and surveying projects utilized by and benefiting the people of Wyoming. The project was designed by WYDOT and HDR Engineering and built by S&S Builders of Gillette...

Wildlife agencies honor WYDOT for wildlife crossing projects

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The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies has honored WYDOT for its wildlife crossing projects that have dramatically reduced vehicle-wildlife collisions in southwest, southeast and central Wyoming. The association represents wildlife agencies in 23 U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Since 2001, WYDOT has built wildlife underpasses in the Nugget Canyon and Baggs areas, and overpasses and...

Donor Alliance honors WYDOT

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Donate Life America presented WYDOT Driver Services employees with its Gold Medal Award on May 14 in recognition of the high percentage of Wyoming residents who have pledged to be organ, eye and tissue donors. “Fifty-nine percent of Wyoming residents say yes to organ donation when renewing or obtaining their driver license or state ID card,” said Andrea Smith, director of communications and public...

Beers honored by Tourism

  WYDOT District 5 Public Relations Specialist Cody Beers has been named Industry Partner of the Year by the Wyoming Office of Tourism. The award was presented for Beers’ efforts during the seven-year project to reconstruct 38 miles of US 26-287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, a section of highway dubbed the Togwotee Trail to Yellowstone. “Cody was instrumental in the concepts of utilizing the Togwotee...