Wyoming Department of Transportation

Dec. 6 highway closure planned to remove large rock in Wind River Canyon

A two-hour closure of US 20/WYO 789 on Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Wind River Canyon is intended to help a contractor successfully and safely bring a large rock off the canyon wall to the edge of the highway. Wyoming Department of Transportation geologists have determined that the large rock needs to be removed from the rock wall prior to winter near the Fremont-Hot Springs county line. "The two-hour highway...

Reduced speeds on Broadway (US 89)

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will be reducing the speed limit on Broadway (US 89) from the Flat Creek Bridge through the Karns Meadow area. The existing 35 mph speed limit will begin west of the Y intersection and then the speed will then be reduced to 30 mph just past Budge Drive. This new speed limit will extend through the Karns Meadow area to the existing 25 mph sign near milepost...

Riverton college student Kierra Muehler: Seat Belt Survivor

Kierra Muehler of Riverton is a seat belt survivor. Muehler had plans Sunday, Sept. 24, to attend a leadership retreat with friends in Lander. The Central Wyoming College student climbed in her car, buckled her seat belt, set her cell phone on the seat beside her, and left her home on the north edge of Riverton. "The next thing I remember is being hit with the airbag and hanging upside down in my car,"...

US 14A closes for the winter on Friday, Dec. 1

The annual winter closure of US 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell is scheduled to occur at noon, Friday, Dec. 1. The Dec. 1 closure of US 14A is dependent upon favorable weather; it could happen sooner if winter weather forces it. "We are preparing to close at noon on Friday, Dec. 1, but the highway could close sooner if road conditions deteriorate," said Wyoming Department of Transportation...

WYO 130 over the Snowy Range closed for the season

Snowy Range Road (WYO 130) over the high country of the Snowy Range has closed for the season. The exact closure is between the seasonal closure gate at milepost 48 on the west and Green Rock on the east. Last weekend’s winter storm dumped more snow in the high country. The snow, combined with strong winds, resulted in large snow drifts on WYO 130. The drift that is forcing the closure of the road...