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Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Comment Sheet Page 2

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Comment Sheet Page 1

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Handout Page 2

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Handout Page 1

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Schedule Display

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Connecting Route Display

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Hwy 59 Display

Hwy 59 Public Meeting August 20, 2014 - Welcome Display

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update Aug 21

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update Aug 14

Hwy 59 North Relocation Public Meeting Date set

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update Aug 6

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update July 31

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update July 24

Railroad Crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road is closed from Tuesday, July 22 thru Friday, July 25.

Railroad Crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road is closed from Tuesday, July 22 thru Friday, July 25.

Date: 07/18/2014 

For Immediate Release June 17, 2014 Railroad Crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road is closed from Tuesday, July 22 thru Thursday, July 25. The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced today that Burlington Northern Santa Fe has closed the railroad crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road for rail work.   The road will be closed beginning on Tuesday, July 22nd at 7 AM and ending on Friday, July 25th at 5 PM.    The two crossing are located approximately 7 miles east of Sheridan.  Traffic will be detoured around the crossing on County Road 84, WildCat Road.  The detour will be approximately 2.5 miles...

Lewis Steet Bridge Construction Update July 17

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update July 14

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - July 3, 2014

Lewis Street Construction Update June 26, 2014

Public Meeting Scheduled for US 14 Truck Runaway Ramp Feasilibity Study

I-90 Closed Between Buffalo and Gillette due to Flash Flooding

I-90 Closed Between Buffalo and Gillette due to Flash Flooding

Date: 06/22/2014 

For Immediate Release June 22,  2014 I-90 closed between Buffalo and Gillette due to flash flooding The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced the closing of I-90 between Buffalo and Gillette both East and West bound lanes due to flash flooding at mile post 91 (Dead Horse Creek).  The road was closed at 9:40.  WYDOT maintenance crews are on scene and accessing damages.  As soon as the water recedes and it is deemed safe for the traveling public the interstate route will be re-opened.   Media: for questions about this release contact Ronda Holwell, District 4 Public Involvement Specialist...

Lewis Street Construction Update June 19, 2014

Public Open House for North Sheridan Interchange, June 18, 2014

Railroad Crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road is closed today and tomorrow

Railroad Crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road is closed today and tomorrow

Date: 06/09/2014 

For Immediate Release June 9, 2014 Railroad Crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road is closed today and tomorrow The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced today that Burlington Northern Santa Fe has closed the railroad crossings on Hwy 336, Wyarno Road for rail work.   The road will be closed today, June 9 and tomorrow June 10.  The two crossing are located approximately 7 miles east of Sheridan.  Traffic will be detoured around the crossing on County Road 84, Wild Cat Road.  The detour will be approximately 2.5 miles long.  The road will re-open tonight and then close again in the morning. ...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - June 5, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - 5-29-14

June transportation meeting to address future highway projects

June transportation meeting to address future highway projects

Date: 05/29/2014 

For Immediate Release May 29, 2014 June transportation meeting to address future highway projects A series of public meetings are scheduled in June to address future highway improvement projects in Northeast Wyoming.  10:08The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT), District 4 Staff would like to invite you to attend one of the 2014 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) meetings this June.  A meeting will take place in each of the five counties that make up District 4.  The meetings are scheduled at the following times and locations: Campbell County Tuesday, June 3 – 9:00 AM, City...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - 5-22-14

U.S. 14A opens for summer at noon, Thursday, May 22

U.S. 14A opens for summer at noon, Thursday, May 22

Date: 05/20/2014 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   May 20, 2014   U.S. 14A opens for summer at noon, Thursday, May 22   Maintenance crews from the Wyoming Department of Transportation will open U.S. 14A west of Burgess Junction for the summer at noon Thursday, May 22.   Burgess Junction crews have broken through and met up with crews from Lovell.  Crews from both areas continue cleaning up the roadway, fixing the major road slide area on the Lovell side of the mountain.    WYDOT seasonally opens this 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Big Horn Mountains of north-central Wyoming in mid- to late-May. It usually...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - May 15, 2014

Accident on Hwy 59 South of Gillette

Accident on Hwy 59 South of Gillette

Date: 05/14/2014 

For Immediate Release May 14, 2014 Update on Accident on Hwy 59 South of Gillette – 11:05 AM This morning at approximately 7:30 AM a Wyoming Department of Transportation contractor was working on a Crack Seal project on Highway 59 South of Gillette.  Traffic Control was set up at both ends of the project.  North bound traffic was stopped at the entrance of the construction project waiting at the flagging operation for a Pilot Car.   A Powder River Transport bus traveling North Bound for reasons unknown at this time failed to slow and hit the line of traffic that was waiting for the pilot car. ...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - May 6, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - 5-1-2014

US 14 Dayton to Greybull will be closed overnight

US 14 Dayton to Greybull will be closed overnight

Date: 04/29/2014 

For Immediate Release   For Immediate Release   April 29, 2014   US 14 Dayton to Greybull will be closed overnight   The Wyoming Department of Transportation has closed US 14 over the mountain from Dayton to Greybull for the evening.  This stretch of roadway was originally closed due to inclement weather at 5:45 am this morning, Tuesday April 29th.  The road was re-opened from Dayton to Elk View today around noon.  WYDOT Burgess Junction and Sheridan Area crews were able to keep the stretch from Dayton to Elk View open for several hours this afternoon.  This stretch even when open was kept under...

Landslide on US 14 East of Sheridan causes traffic to be re-routed

Landslide on US 14 East of Sheridan causes traffic to be re-routed

Date: 04/29/2014 

For Immediate Release April 29, 2014 Landslide on US 14 East of Sheridan causes traffic to be re-routed The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) announced this morning that a Landslide on US 14 East of Sheridan at Mile Post 15.4, Jim Creek Hill, has prompted WYDOT maintenance personnel to re-route traffic around the slide area.  WYDOT personnel first noticed the slide earlier this spring and had been monitoring it and were in the process of investigating the slide area and determining what the best options for potential repair would be.  WYDOT geotechnical engineers have also been on site...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - April 23, 2014

Lewis Street Update April 17

14A Burgess Junction to Lovell Snow Level Photos

14A Burgess Junction to Lovell Snow Level Photos

Date: 04/06/2014 

Editors:  Photographs of U.S. 14A are attached to this email news release.  These photos were taken on Friday, April 3 on the Burgess Junction side of 14A.  Photos courtesy of Tom Anderson, WYDOT Burgess Junction Maintenance Crew Leader.     For Immediate Release    April 6, 2014   14A from Burgess Junciton to Lovell Snow Level Photos   Beginning next week Wyoming Department of Transportation crews will start the process of re-opening the 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road from Burgess Junction to Lovell.  This stretch of Highway is seasonally closed in November and typically re-opens around...

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - April 2, 2014

Lewis Street Bridge Construction Update - April 2, 2014

Date: 04/02/2014 

Lewis Street Bridge Construction 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...

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 possible 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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