WYO 230 reopens after firefighters contain more of the Badger Creek wildfire

The Wyoming Department of Transportation reopened WYO 230 from Woods Landing to the Colorado state line after officials deemed it was safe from the Badger Creek wildfire. Officials reopened WYO 230 at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19. WYO 10 reopened on Monday. WYDOT closed both roads last week due to the Badger Creek wildfire, which caused unsafe travel conditions. As of Tuesday, firefighters had the wildfire...

WYDOT to open new Cattleman's bridge north of Jackson on Wednesday 

JACKSON - The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Teton County would like to advise local residents that the Cattleman’s bridge will be open to single-lane traffic on Wednesday, June 20. The old bridge was closed for construction and replacement, while a temporary bridge was placed to carry traffic. However, the temporary bridge was closed in late May due to unsafe conditions and potential...

Political, real estate, garage sale signs not allowed in highway rights-of-way

The Wyoming Department of Transportation today issued a reminder that advertising signs cannot be placed in the state rights-of-way. “We’ve seen an increase in the number of signs our maintenance crews are having to remove from the right-of-way fence or from the right-of-way itself,” said WYDOT area maintenance foreman Brian Pittman of Basin. “Wyoming law and WYDOT policy prohibit placement of signs...

Paving improvements under way on US 287 on Beaver Rim

A $2.85 million pavement improvement project, bridge rehabilitation and other work are bringing traffic delays to US 287 travelers on Beaver Rim, about 35 miles southeast of Lander. Other work, which began last week between Sweetwater Station and the top of Beaver Rim on US 287, includes construction of a turning lane at US 287's junction with Bison Basin Road at the east end of the project. The turn...

WYO 10 reopens, WYO 230 remains closed due to Badger Creek Fire

LARAMIE, Wyo. – WYO 10 in Albany County has reopened as of Monday, June 18, at 9 a.m., after officials determined it was safe to do so as a result of progress fighting the Badger Creek Fire. Meanwhile, WYO 230 remains closed indefinitely from Woods Landing to the Colorado state line. Both roads closed last week due to the Badger Creek Fire, which began Sunday, June 10. As of Monday, June 18, the fire...