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Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - April 2, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - April 2, 2014

Date: 04/02/2014 

Lewis Street Bridge Constructin Update - April 2, 2014 The contractor continues working on the Lewis Street bridge over Big Goose and traffic continues to be narrowed to one lane alternating traffic controlled with a flagging operation from Dow St. to Marion St. North of the Bridge.  This will only be during daytime hours.  The road will be re-opened to two lanes at night. - Pedestrian Traffic - The Lewis Street bridge is closed to pedestrian traffic, pedestrians and students coming from the Junior High please use alternative routes through Kendrick Park, via the path way.  The contractor has begun...

Lewis Street Construction Ad - March 20, 2014

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...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Ad March 13, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update March 13, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update March 13, 2014

Date: 03/13/2014 

For Immediate Release March 13, 2014 Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update March 13, 2014 The contractor Reiman Corp from Cheyenne WY has started working on the Lewis Street project.  They will be working on the Bridge and the streets in the vicinity of the bridge, Lewis Street, Marion Street, Dow Street and Alger Street.    The contractor is working on the Lewis Street bridge over Big Goose Creek and traffic will be narrowed to one lane in each direction controlled with a flagging operation from Dow Street to Marion Street North of the Bridge.  This will only be during daytime hours.  The road...

Public Open House for the Replacement of the Lewis Street Bridge and Road Re-alignment

Public Open House for the Replacement of the Lewis Street Bridge and Road Re-alignment

Date: 02/21/2014 

Public Open House for the Lewis Street Bridge project  scheduled for Thursday February 27, 2014 from 5-7 pm at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, 335 W Alger Street in Sheridan.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation, the City of Sheridan and the project contractor, Reiman Corp will hold a public open house regarding improvements and planned construction schedule for the Lewis Street Bridge.  The intent of this project is to replace the existing bridge structure with a new bridge structure that meets current design and functional standards.  Roadway work on this project will involve...

WYDOT continues to use Beet Juice to keep roads clear

WYDOT continues to use Beet Juice to keep roads clear

Date: 02/13/2014 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 13, 2014   WYDOT continues to use Beet Juice to keep roads clear   Beets are not only healthy to eat, but research proves they now can keep you safer on the roads as well.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation began using an anti-icing product made from sugar beets to help keep the roads clear in the Sheridan and Buffalo area in 2011 and now are using the product in the entire northeast corner of Wyoming.   Beet juice is a natural product that works well when mixed with liquid salt brine to keep ice from forming on the roads before a storm.  It also helps melt...

Dynamic Message Signs begin Test Period

Dynamic Message Signs begin Test Period

Date: 02/13/2014 

For Immediate Release February 13, 2014 Dynamic Message Signs begin Test Period The Wyoming Department of Transportation has completed the installation and continues working on obtaining power to 19 Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) at 10 locations in the North East corner of Wyoming.  WYDOT began installing the 19 Dynamic Message Signs at 10 locations in the North East corner of Wyoming last fall.  The message signs are located on 1-90 in the Sheridan area near the Port of Entry, MP 18.2, and Sheridan College, MP 26.7, and in the buffalo area near the Rock Creek exit, MP 54.3 and east of Buffalo at...

WINTER CONTINUES - CAUTION ROADS MAY BE SLICK

WINTER CONTINUES - CAUTION ROADS MAY BE SLICK

Date: 01/30/2014 

For Immediate Release   January 30, 2013   WINTER CONTINUES - CAUTION ROADS MAY BE SLICK   Winter continues in Northeast Wyoming which can cause highway surfaces to be slick and unpredictable.    WYDOT is especially cautioning motorists today as area roads are snow packed and as freezing temperatures continue the roads will remain slick and create dangerous driving conditions.    WYDOT reminds motorists if you are driving in areas that have ice or snow on the road, adjust your driving to fit conditions and remember these winter driving tips:   Turn off your cruise control. If you lose traction...

WYDOT ISSUES REMINDER ABOUT SNOW REMOVAL

WYDOT ISSUES REMINDER ABOUT SNOW REMOVAL

Date: 01/16/2014 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2014 WYDOT ISSUES REMINDER ABOUT SNOW REMOVAL The Wyoming Department of Transportation issued a reminder today to businesses and property owners that snow removed from property adjacent to a state highway cannot be pushed onto the highway. Wyoming Statute 35-10-401 prohibits individuals or companies from obstructing public roads or highways, according to WYDOT spokesperson Ronda Holwell. “We’ve had some cases lately where property owners or business owners plowed their parking lot or driveway and pushed the snow out into the state highway,” Holwell said. “While...

Rescheduled Public Open House for the Relocation of Hwy 59 North of Gillette

Rescheduled Public Open House for the Relocation of Hwy 59 North of Gillette

Date: 12/10/2013 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will hold a public Open House on the possible Relocation of Hwy 59 North of Gillette on Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 5-7 pm at the Best Western Towers West Lodge in Gillette.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and its project partners are initiating a feasibility study to evaluate relocating a segment of Wyoming State Highway 59 (WYO 59) north of Gillette in Campbell County.  The project, known as the WYO 59 Relocation Project, would relocate approximately 4.35 miles of WYO 59 near Eagle Butte coal mine.  The relocated road segment would...

Lewis Street Bridge Public Open House - Monday December 9

Lewis Street Bridge Public Open House - Monday December 9

Date: 12/02/2013 

   Wyoming Department of Transportation announced today that there will be a public Open House for the replacement of the Lewis Street Bridge & road re-alignment.  The open house will be held on Monday Dec 9, 2013 ~ 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St. Sheridan.      The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Sheridan will hold a public open house regarding improvements to the Lewis Street Bridge.  The intent of this project is to replace the existing bridge structure with a new bridge structure that meets current design and functional standards. ...

Public Open House scheduled for Relocation of Hwy 59 North of Gillette

Public Open House scheduled for Relocation of Hwy 59 North of Gillette

Date: 11/25/2013 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will hold a public Open House for the possilbe Relocation of Hwy 59 North of Gillette.  The Open House will be on December 3, 2013 from 5 - 7 pm at the Best Western Towers West Lodge in Gillette, 109 N Highway 14-16, Gillette, WY.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and its project partners are initiating a feasibility study to evaluate relocating a segment of Wyoming State Highway 59 (WYO 59) north of Gillette in Campbell County.  The project, known as the WYO 59 Relocation Project, would relocate approximately 4.35 miles of WYO 59 near Eagle...

US 14A seasonal closure scheduled for Monday, November 18

US 14A seasonal closure scheduled for Monday, November 18

Date: 11/11/2013 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 15, 2013   US 14A seasonal closure scheduled for Monday, November 18.   Crews from the Wyoming Department of Transportation are preparing to close US 14A west of Burgess Junction for the winter at 12:00 PM Monday, November 18.   WYDOT seasonally closes this 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Big Horn Mountains of north-central Wyoming at the end of the fall hunting season.     According to WYDOT District Maintenance Engineer Larry Konetzki, heavy snows and relatively light traffic during the winter months make maintenance of the mountain portion of US...

Sundance Area I-90 Nightly Hour Long Road Closures

Sundance Area I-90 Nightly Hour Long Road Closures

Date: 10/02/2013 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced today that there will be a series of 1 hour road closures beginning today Monday, September 20, 2013 on Interstate 90.  This is the third in a series of road closures to allow the contractor, Casper Electric, to place the steel structures for the Overhead Dynamic Message Signs (DMS).  Monday night, September 30, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the WEST Bound Lanes of I-90 at Mile Post 190.44 just east of Sundance.  The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then will...

I-90 Nightly Hour Long Road Closures beginning September 9, 2013 in the Gillette Area

I-90 Nightly Hour Long Road Closures beginning September 9, 2013 in the Gillette Area

Date: 09/09/2013 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced today that there will be a series of 1 hour road closures beginning tonight, September 9, 2013 on Interstate 90.  These road closures are to allow the contractor, Casper Electric, to place the steel structures for the Overhead Dynamic Message Signs (DMS).  Monday night, Sept 9, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the WEST Bound Lanes of I-90 at Mile Post 130.33, just east of Gillette.  The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then will close again for an additional hour. ...

Buffalo Area I-90 and I-25 Nightly Hour Long Road Closures

Buffalo Area I-90 and I-25 Nightly Hour Long Road Closures

Date: 08/19/2013 

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced today that there will be a series of 1 hour road closures beginning Monday, August 19, 2013 on Interstate 90 and Interstate 25.  This is the second in a series of road closures to allow the contractor, Casper Electric, to place the steel structures for the Overhead Dynamic Message Signs (DMS).  Monday night, August 19, 2013, beginning at 10 PM there will be an hour long road closure of the WEST Bound Lanes of I-90 at Mile Post 59.9 just east of Buffalo.  The road will close for approximately one hour and then re-open to let traffic thru and then...

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