Wyoming Department of Transportation

Winter shutdown begins west of Cody on rock removal project

A $1.68 million rockfall mitigation project west of Cody has shut down for the winter. The project involves removal of more than 10,000 cubic yards of rock above the highway, and includes removal of loose rock through scaling, and installation of rock bolts and rockfall barriers. "The suspension of work is based on current weather conditions," according to Wyoming Department of Transportation resident...

WYDOT, WHP investigates illegal dumping on US 191

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol are looking into a case of illegal dumping at milepost 529.5 near Miller Mountain on US 191 south. Crews from WYDOT noticed a stack of tires and other miscellaneous garbage left at the turnout at milepost 529.5. Patrol responded and is currently investigating the illegal littering.   “It may seem like it’s not a big deal, but when...

WYDOT installs new wildlife crossing signage on Broadway in Jackson

Commuters and motorists in the Jackson area will be seeing new LED deer warning signs. The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) recently replaced two original static deer warning signs with newer, LED-lit warning signs that are programmed to come on at night 30 minutes before sunset and 30 minutes after sunrise.   The new signs are a collaborative effort between WYDOT, Teton County, town of...

Fremont County officers arrest 13 drunk drivers during New Year’s weekend

As part of a county-wide, multi-agency DUI enforcement operation this New Year’s weekend, Fremont County law enforcement arrested 13 drunk drivers between Dec. 29 and Jan. 2. During the four-day operation, area law enforcement made 275 traffic stops, issued 32 speeding citations, one seat belt citation, 72 other citations and issued 188 warnings. No traffic fatalities were reported over the holiday...

ENDOW Releases Preliminary Recommendations to ‘Chart New Course’ for WY’s Economy

Contact: Kristin Walker 307.690.4705 ENDOW Releases Preliminary Recommendations to ‘Chart New Course’ for WY’s Economy Executive Council’s Early Recommendations Represent First Steps in Long-term Efforts Cheyenne, Wyoming – After eight months of meetings with community and business stakeholders, collecting and analyzing data and identifying barriers to, and opportunities for, economic diversification,...