Wyoming Department of Transportation

Public meeting for North Federal Boulevard project Feb. 21

Public meeting North Federal Boulevard Highway Improvement Project 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Riverton City Hall Citizens are invited to attend the #RivertonRebuild Public Meeting concerning the upcoming North Federal Boulevard project. Project construction is scheduled to begin Monday, March 5. Prime contractor S&S Builders, LLC of Gillette and its All-Wyoming Construction Team will be in attendance...

Teton Pass closes Monday, Feb. 5 for avalanche control

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has scheduled a closure of Teton Pass for 3 a.m. Monday Feb. 5 for avalanche control. Reduced visibility, winter driving conditions, and increasing avalanche hazard may force an earlier closure. No overnight parking at the summit of Teton Pass will be strictly enforced. Highway travelers and backcountry users are advised to plan accordingly.

Cody transportation technician recognized for act of heroism

Stuart Eckhardt didn’t hesitant for a moment.   As soon as he saw Triptych Construction employee Shane Powell was hit by the rock, Stuart "Rambo" Eckhart sprang into action, administering first aid.   For his dedication to helping others, Eckhardt received the G. Clyde Larson Memorial Award in November in Cheyenne, which recognizes acts of heroism by Wyoming Department of Transportation employees either...

Governor Mead Takes Action on ENDOW Preliminary Recommendations

From the Office of Gov. Matt Mead   CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mead signed two Executive Orders today based on recommendations by the ENDOW Executive Council in their December Preliminary Findings and Recommendations report. The first Executive Order (EO) establishes an educational attainment goal for Wyoming workers (age 25 – 64). The second EO provides contracting opportunities for local technology...

Transportation Commission awards $15.7 million in highway contracts in January

Motorists will soon experience a smoother ride along a section of Interstate 80 near Rawlins. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded Kilgore Companies (Lewis & Lewis Inc. of Rock Springs) an $8.7 million contract to resurface 6 miles of interstate between Rawlins and Walcott Junction in Carbon County. The commission awarded that and four other contracts totaling $15.7 million. On I-80, the Wyoming...