Wyoming Department of Transportation

Weather closes westbound I-80 lane west of Cheyenne

Heavy rains caused pavement damage Friday that forced the restriction of westbound I-80 to a single lane between the Remount Interchange and Buford west of Cheyenne. WYDOT maintenance crews were working in the area Friday and scheduled to continue Saturday and Sunday. The crews are confident they can reopen the driving lane with the help of some dry weather. WYDOT urges motorists traveling to Laramie...

I-25, US 85, US 287 closed southbound into Colorado Friday

Southbound I-25 and US 85 south of Cheyenne and southbound US 287 south of Laramie were closed Friday at the request of the Colorado Department of Transportation due to flood-related closures in Colorado. Interstate 25 was closed to all traffic, while on US 85 and US 287 emergency traffic and local Colorado residents only were allowed southbound out of Wyoming.  No commercial vehicle traffic was allowed. ...

Patrol to focus on commercial vehicle safety in Big Horn Basin

Wyoming Highway Patrol teams will be working in the Big Horn Basin Sept. 16-20 to educate commercial vehicle drivers about the importance of driving safely and maintaining a safe vehicle and to remove unsafe vehicles from the road. Troopers and port of entry personnel will be working as a Mobile Enforcement and Education Team (MEET) in Big Horn, Park, Washakie and Hot Springs counties during the five-day...

Aeronautics Commission to meet Sept. 15-17 in Jackson

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will conduct its quarterly meeting Sept. 17 at the Snow King Hotel in Jackson. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., or immediately following a Wyoming Airport Operators’ Association (WAOA) meeting the commission will attend at the Snow King. Commission members also will attend the annual WAOA conference September 15-16.  For more information about the commission or...

19 projects planned for additional fuel tax revenue in FY 2014

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WYDOT plans to work on 19 additional highway projects during fiscal year 2014 with the projected increase in fuel tax revenues it expects to receive during the year. Those projects are among 52 the department proposes to begin over the next three fiscal years using the estimated $47.5 million a year in additional fuel tax revenue. A map and descriptions of the proposed projects are available for viewing....