WYDOT closes section of US 189-191 today for wildfire mitigation

NOTE: For the most up-to-date road and travel conditions, motorists should visit WYDOT's 511 website. The Wyoming Department of Transportation closed a section of US 189-191 at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 25 to allow firefighters to battle a wildfire near Jackson. WYDOT closed the road from Daniel Junction to Bondurant due to the Roosevelt wildfire. The estimated reopening time is unknown. Earlier on Tuesday,...

WYDOT to close US 189-191 today due to wildfire

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will close US 189-191 later today to allow firefighters to battle a wildfire near Jackson. The highway will be closed for most of the day due to the Roosevelt wildfire. Crews will re-evaluate conditions this afternoon and decide whether or not to reopen the road. Earlier on Tuesday, WYDOT used pilot cars to move traffic safely through parts of US 189-191 between...

WYDOT monitors wildfire situation

State roads near several wildfires in Wyoming currently remain open. Officials are monitoring the situation in case closures are needed. Wyoming Department of Transportation and Wyoming Highway Patrol officials are monitoring wildfires near Jackson and in southern Carbon County for potential threats to the state system. The Roosevelt wildfire near Jackson has grown to 48,348 acres as of about 8 a.m....

WYDOT seeks public comment on Wyoming State Rail Plan amendments

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is currently considering transportation-related amendments to the program of candidate projects in the Wyoming State Rail Plan. WYDOT is requesting public comments on proposed additions to the plan. To submit a comment, people can email WYDOT at Wyoming State Rail Plan. WYDOT will accept public comments until Nov. 7. The following projects are being...

Vandals hit nighttime speed limit signs west of Cody on US 14/16/20; investigation under way

Seven nighttime speed limit signs were cut down in an act of vandalism late Friday or early Saturday west of Cody on US 14/16/20. Wyoming Department of Transportation officials are working with Park County and state law enforcement on several leads/tips in the vandalism case, but officials are asking for additional information from potential witnesses. "Someone had to have heard or saw something to...