Wyoming Department of Transportation

Nightly construction closures scheduled for I-90 this week

Installation of structures over the highway for electronic message signs will require one-hour nighttime closures on I-90 in the Sundance area Sept. 30-Oct. 3. In each case the  highway will close at 10 p.m. for approximately one hour, reopen to let traffic through,  then close again for an additional hour.  The closure Sept. 30  will be in the westbound lanes of I-90 just east of Sundance.  The closure...

Johnson named to Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame

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Raymond A. Johnson, one of Wyoming’s early commercial pilots, has been named the 2013 inductee into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame. In addition to flying for commercial airlines, Johnson’s aviation career included barnstorming, air racing, weather observation, flight instruction, flight testing, crop dusting, and serving as a forest fire lookout and the state’s aviation safety officer. He was selected...

Transportation commission awards $14.7 million in contracts

Contracts totaling $14.7 million for nine projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its September meeting in Cheyenne. Oftedal Construction of Casper was awarded a $6.6 million contract for landslide repair work on US 14 at the sites of the Bret and Upper Shell Creek slides about 14 miles east of Shell. The work will include drilling into the unstable soil...

Aeronautics Commission schedules special teleconference meeting

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will conduct a special teleconference meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 23, to allow the commission to approve modifications to the Wyoming Aviation Capital Improvement Program. The modifications are needed due to additional federal funds becoming available for airport projects. For more information on the meeting or to arrange to participate in the teleconference,...

Driver license services restored

WYDOT Driver Services was able to resume business as usual Monday, after a flooding-related computer network outage Friday had prevented driver license examination stations around the state from issuing or renewing licenses or ID cards. The outage was repaired during the weekend. The problem had prevented WYDOT Driver Services from making the necessary checks of applicants' driving records in other...