Wyoming Department of Transportation

Avery named to Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame

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Morris Avery, one of Wyoming’s first helicopter pilots and a pioneer in aerial spraying, firefighting, search and rescue and mountain flying, is the 2015 inductee into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame. A ceremony to honor his accomplishments and induction was conducted at the Greybull Airport on Sept. 18. Born in Greeley, Colo., in 1913, Avery completed his schooling in Cody and moved to Greybull...

Sponsor A Highway Program beginning in Wyoming

Adopt A Highway Maintenance Corp., in cooperation with WYDOT, is launching a Sponsor A Highway® Program in Wyoming. The program will help keep the state's roadsides clean at no cost to taxpayers, while providing businesses with an opportunity to gain positive recognition for their contribution to their communities. AHMC will begin offering sponsorships in the Casper, Cheyenne and Laramie areas, and...

WYDOT seeks public input for Long Range Transportation Plan

WYDOT is asking for the public's assistance in updating it's Long Range Transportation Plan. The department is asking Wyoming residents to complete a short survey about their perception of the state's existing transportation, and their priorities for the system in the future. You can take the survey online until Nov. 9. 

Speed limit now 80 mph from Sundance to South Dakota

An 80 mph speed limit is now in effect on a 17-mile section of Interstate 90 in northeast Wyoming. The increase affects I-90 between the East Sundance Interchange (milepost 190)  and the South Dakota border (milepost 207). Motorists should note that a 75 mph speed limit remains in place on an adjoining 20-mile stretch of I-90 (mileposts 170-190) between Sundance and Inyan Kara, about 15 miles east...

Temporary bridge open on US 85 in Lusk

A temporary bridge is now open and carrying traffic on US 85 over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Lusk. The bridge is carrying two-way, legal-load traffic with a speed limit of 20 mph. Any traffic that has an oversize or overweight permit must use WYO 270 through Manville and Lance Creek to bypass Lusk. There is no pedestrian access across the bridge. WYDOT crews from around the state assembled...