Wyoming Department of Transportation

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet Jan. 18

The Wyoming Transportation Commission will meet for its regular business meeting at 8:30 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 18. The purpose of the business meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics noted on the attached meeting agenda. The business meeting will be based at WYDOT Headquarters, 5300 Bishop Boulevard, in Cheyenne. An education session is also planned following the business...

Light trailer advisories alert motorists of possible blow over risks

When high wind speeds make traveling treacherous, the Wyoming Department of Transportation may issue travel restrictions for vehicles prone to blow overs. WYDOT will implement a closure to light, high-profile vehicles if an area has wind gusts of 60 mph or greater and if there’s signage to indicate the limited closure. Vehicles included are moving vans, campers, recreational vehicles, small trailers...

ENDOW endorses capacity purchase agreement

In “charting a new course” for Wyoming’s economy, a council created to provide recommendations for diversification of the state’s economy named improving and expanding Wyoming’s commercial air service a top priority. The group, Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW), released a list of 10 recommendations Jan. 2. A $15 million funding request to expand commercial air service in the...

Public Service Safety Commission to meet in Cheyenne for workshop and business meeting

The Wyoming Public Safety Communications Commission will meet in Cheyenne at 8:30 a.m., Jan. 17 at the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) Auditorium, 5300 Bishop Boulevard. The commission’s agenda includes updates on the telecommunications programs at WYDOT and on the upcoming state legislative session by Wyoming Department of Transportation Director Bill Panos and consideration of new WyoLink...

Return to winter driving is reason for caution; don't pass plows

Snowplow drivers are asking for help from citizens following a handful of near misses already this winter involving citizens' vehicles and snowplows. Driving near snowplows requires care and patience, and snowplow drivers are reporting risky behavior from drivers this winter, including passing the Wyoming Department of Transportation's new tow plow in Fremont County, passing other trucks and tailgating....