Wyoming Department of Transportation

WYDOT’s 2017 STIP approved

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has an official State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for 2017. The Wyoming Transportation Commission, the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration recently approved the new 2017 document. The STIP contains a listing of highway and bridge projects, and also airport improvement work WYDOT tentatively expects to contract...

Transportation Commission awards $30 million in highway contracts in October

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will soon start work on a $23.5 million viaduct and road project in Laramie which will replace the deficient Clark Street viaduct and improve traffic flow. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded the Harney Street viaduct contract to S & S Builders of Gillette during its meeting on Oct. 20. The contract was one of six the commission awarded totaling $30...

Aeronautics Commission schedules Oct. 18 teleconference

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will conduct a teleconference meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18. To be included in the teleconference, or for more information about the meeting agenda, the commission or its schedule, please contact the commission secretary at (307) 777-3952, or katie.pfister@wyo.gov. The commission approves grants and loans of state and federal money for airport...

WYDOT gears up for new specialty plate background

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is temporarily putting a hold on new specialty and prestige plate applications from Sept. 24 through Oct. 3 to prepare for plates that will feature a new background. Starting in 2017, the new plate design featuring the Lower Green River Lake and Squaretop Mountain will be on the state’s 12 specialty plates, the prestige plates and the standard plates motorists...

Transportation Commission awards $21 million in highway contracts in September

Motorists traveling along I-80 and I-25 in Wyoming will soon see additional improvements to road surfaces along several sections. The Wyoming Transportation Commission at its meeting on Sept. 15 awarded three contracts for surfacing work on two sections of I-80 and one section of I-25. The surfacing work contracts were among nine projects the commission awarded totaling $21 million. Mountain Construction...