Road closures remain in effect due to Badger Creek Fire

LARAMIE – Two road closures on the WYDOT system remain in effect in Albany County due to the ongoing Badger Creek Fire. WYO 230 remains closed between Woods Landing and the Colorado state line. The road closed Monday, June 11, and the fire has crossed the highway. (In Colorado, Colorado Highway 127 is closed from the Colorado 125 junction to the Wyoming state line except for local traffic). WYO 10...

Some I-80 eastbound ramps to temporarily close

CHEYENNE – The eastbound on and off ramps at four Interstate 80 interchanges will close intermittently this week to allow crews to pave those ramps. Crews will begin work at the Archer interchange (Exit 370) on Wednesday, June 13, and will then proceed to Campstool Road (Exit 367), College Drive (Exit 364), and South Greeley Highway (Exit 362) over the course of the rest of the week. Work may extend...

Bicyclists, motorists need to share the road to be safe

Bicyclists and motorists need to follow the rules of the road and be aware of each other to ensure everyone stays safe.  With June national Bicycle Safety Month, Wyoming Department of Transportation officials want to remind all motorists, including bicyclists, to be aware of each other and share the road. “This month gives us the opportunity to bring awareness to the fact that more bicyclists will...

WYDOT receives $14 million federal grant for new Rock Springs interchange

A $14 million federal grant for a new interchange project on Interstate 80 near Rock Springs will improve traffic mobility and safety, and help entice business development in the area. The Wyoming Department of Transportation will receive a $14 million federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant that will be used to construct a new interchange and reconstruct Industrial Road from Foothill...

Road work begins on WYO 130, drivers should expect delays

LARAMIE – Crews with Simon Contractors have started work to resurface a 10-mile section of WYO 130 in Albany County. The work area will be from the WYO 130-230 intersection in West Laramie and extend west from that point. Work will take place during daylight hours on weekdays and some Saturdays. A pilot car will guide traffic through the project. Drivers should expect delays during working hours and...