Wyoming Department of Transportation

Transportation commission awards $36 million in highway contracts

Contracts totaling more than $36 million for 11 highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its October meeting in Cheyenne. Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction of Draper, Utah, submitted the low bid of $14.5 million for improvements to three miles of US 191 southwest of Rock Springs. The first mile of the highway south of Interstate 80 will be rebuilt...

Transportation commission awards $14 million in contracts

Contracts totaling nearly $14 million for nine highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during a teleconference meeting Thursday.   A deteriorating 3.4-mile section of WYO 270 about four miles north of Manville will be reconstructed and widened under a $5.5 million contract won by Lander’s High Country Construction. The highway’s existing 2-foot safety...

Transportation commission awards $14.8 million in contracts

Contracts totaling more than $14.8 million for eight highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its August meeting in Cheyenne.   Hedquist Construction of Mills won the largest of the contracts with the low bid of $4.7 million for reconstruction of nearly two miles of Poison Spider Road between US 20-26 and Robertson Road in Mills. The road will be...

Transportation commission awards $17 million in contracts

Contracts totaling nearly $17.8 million for 11 highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its July teleconference meeting.   Worland’s McGarvin-Moberly Construction won the largest of the contracts with a low bid of $5 million for a pavement overlay and chip seal to preserve the pavement on 19 miles of WYO 431 west of Worland. The contract carries...

New passing law for two-lane roads now in effect

  A new law that allows drivers to exceed the speed limit by up to 10 mph to pass a vehicle traveling under the speed limit on some two-lane roads in Wyoming is now in effect. The law approved by the 2012 Legislature applies only on two-lane roads with a posted speed limit of 50 mph or higher. In addition, the only vehicles the law authorizes to exceed that speed limit are passenger cars, pickups and...