Snowplow hit near Inyan Kara on I-90 during morning run

SUNDANCE – A WYDOT snowplow was struck by a passenger car in the westbound lane of Interstate 90, milepost 170, during a mid-morning run on Feb. 19. At about 9:45 a.m., a  WYDOT snowplow operator was plowing light, powdery snow in the passing lane of the interstate when a tandem belly dump truck proceeded to pass the plow on the right side. Following the belly dump was a small passenger car which chose...

WYDOT will host public meeting on WYO 22 bridge replacement

JACKSON, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be hosting a public meeting on the Snake River Bridge Replacement Project from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the SpringHill Suites Conference Room at 150 W. Simpson Ave. in Jackson.    There will be a short presentation, followed by an open house format for questions. For those wishing to see the presentation, it will begin at 5:15 p.m. All...

Laramie UPRR Overpass named ‘Project of the Year’

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Laramie UPRR Overpass, also known as the new Snowy Range Road Bridge, won the title of Project of the Year at the Wyoming Engineering Society convention in Cheyenne on Feb. 7. WYDOT won the award along with the city of Laramie and Laramie-based Trihydro, which was the project’s design engineering consultant. The new structure, which carries WYO 130 and 230 over the Union Pacific...

Wyoming Transportation Commission to hold special meeting Feb. 19

The Wyoming Transportation Commission will hold a special meeting via telephone at 3 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. The purpose of the special meeting is to reconsider and act upon a matter discussed at an emergency meeting held by the commission on Feb. 14, 2019. The Feb. 14 meeting was held in accordance with Wyoming Statute 16-4-404(d). For more information, please contact the commission secretary...

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet Feb. 21

The Wyoming Transportation Commission will meet for its regular business meeting on Thursday, February 21, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The purpose of the business meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics on the attached meeting agenda. The meeting will be held in the Commission Room at WYDOT Headquarters, 5300 Bishop Boulevard, in Cheyenne. For more information about the meetings,...