WY Wildlife and Roadway team releases top 43 projects to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions 

NOTE: This news release is courtsey of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. CHEYENNE - A listing of the most critical road projects to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and improve big game migration was published online recently by the Wyoming Wildlife and Roadway Initiative Team. This multi-agency team, driven by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Department of Transportation,...

Teton Pass Arrestor used again, no injuries

The WYO 22 Teton Pass arrestor system was utilized for the 4th time since its construction in 2017.  Wyoming Department of Transportation crews were in the area with representatives from the Utah Department of Transportation to tour the site when the engineers received a front row view of the arrestor at work.  Curtis Olsen of Rigby, Idaho, was driving a flat bed tandem axle truck carrying pallets...

Left-turn arrows coming to Stampede Avenue/17th Street intersection on Greybull Hill in Cody

Installation of left-turn arrows on top of Greybull Hill at the 17th Street/Stampede Avenue intersection and other work is scheduled to begin Oct. 22 in Cody. The $128,864 project also includes installation of a right-turn arrow at the 16th Street/Sheridan Avenue intersection, along with push buttons for pedestrians. "The right-turn arrow will be for traffic driving south on 16th Street and turning...

Speed limit on I-80 increased west of Rawlins

RAWLINS, Wyo. – The speed limit on Interstate 80 west of Rawlins has been increased to 80 mph following a speed study and end of construction work in the area. The 80 mph limit is now in effect from Exit 209 (Johnson Road) west to Creston Junction. I-80 west of Creston Junction was already signed at 80 mph. The change comes after a speed study that supported the speed limit increase. However, WYDOT...

Paving operations scheduled to begin Oct. 19 between Lovell and Cowley

Traffic delays are expected with the beginning of asphalt paving operations on US 310/WYO 789 between Lovell and Cowley in northwest Wyoming. Paving operations are scheduled to begin Oct. 19. "Drivers should expected traffic delays of up to 20 minutes during paving," according to Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Michael Miller of Basin. "After paving is complete, two lanes of...