Wyoming Department of Transportation

Trappers Point project wins engineering award

The Wyoming Engineering Society has named WYDOT’s Trappers Point wildlife crossing project its 2012 President’s Project of the Year. District 3 Construction Engineer Ted Wells accepted the award on behalf of WYDOT and all the contributing agencies during the WES annual convention Feb. 8 in Casper. The project included design and construction of two overpasses and six underpasses on a 12-mile section...

New truck parking map available

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A  “Wyoming Truck Parking Map,” is now available in printed and online versions.  The map and guide identifies parking opportunities for large commercial vehicles, such as tractor-trailer combinations, along Wyoming’s three Interstate highways – I-25, I-80, and I-90.   It lists truck stops and other businesses that provide truck parking opportunities, as well as publicly owned and maintained facilities...

Transportation commission awards $22 million in highway contracts

Contracts totaling nearly $22.6 million for 12 highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its January meeting in Cheyenne.   Riverside Contracting of Missoula, Mont., submitted the low bid of $9.56 million to mill off deteriorating pavement and replace it with a new layer of pavement on 11miles of I-25 near Kaycee. The work also will include upgrading...

Survey shows high satisfaction with WYDOT

Nearly eight out of 10 Wyoming residents are satisfied with WYDOT’s stewardship of the state’s transportation system, according to a telephone survey completed by the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming.   Brian Harnisch, research scientist at WYSAC, presented the survey results to the Wyoming Transportation Commission at its monthly meeting in Cheyenne Thursday.   WYSAC...