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15th Street Bridge to reopen on Dec. 12

With repairs to the 15th Street Bridge over Interstate 80 nearing completion, the bridge reopened to two-way traffic on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Remaining work below the bridge will continue for the rest of the week, after which the damage repair will be complete. The 15th Street Bridge was struck by a tractor trailer on May 21. The truck destroyed one of the columns that supports the bridge on the north...

Thayne North US 89 public hearing set for Dec. 12

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be hosting a public meeting to review the Environmental Assessment for highway improvements for US 89 between Thayne and Etna on Dec. 12, 2017, at the Thayne Community Center at 250 Vannoy Parkway in Thayne from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The public hearing will be held in an open house format with information...

Wyoming Transportation Commission to meet Dec. 8

The Wyoming Transportation Commission will meet for its regular business meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8. The purpose of the business meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics noted on the meeting agenda. The business meeting will be based at the WYDOT district office, 900 Bryan Stock Trail, in Casper. For more information, please contact the Commission secretary at (307)...

WYDOT hosts transportation summit Dec. 7

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be hosting a Summit on the Future of Transportation in Rural States on Dec. 7, 2017. The event will take place at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Casper and will bring together transportation officials, lawmakers and policy experts from Wyoming, as well as from surrounding states. The event will open a dialog about issues facing agencies around...

Wind River Canyon highway closure/rock removal postponed to Dec. 7

A two-hour closure of US 20/WYO 789 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 7, in Wind River Canyon. The closure is intended to help a contractor successfully and safely bring a large rock off the canyon wall to the edge of the highway. Wyoming Department of Transportation geologists have determined that the large rock needs to be removed from the rock wall prior to winter near the Fremont-Hot Springs...