Wyoming Department of Transportation

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....

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...