Wyoming Department of Transportation

Stay safe this holiday season – designate a sober driver

People who plan to drink at holiday parties can stay safe and keep others safe by always having a designated driver.       Wyoming has seen about 32 fatalities related to alcohol crashes in 2017, preliminary figures from the Wyoming Department of Transportation showed.  On the national level, 37,461 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2016. Of those fatalities, 28 percent (10,497)...

Pedestrian bridge closes for the winter south of Riverton

A pedestrian bridge has closed for the winter along All Our Relations Pathway south of Riverton. The bridge is at the pedestrian pathway where it crosses the Little Wind River between the City of Riverton and Beaver Creek Housing. Wyoming Department of Transportation heavy equipment operator Shane Pugh said the bridge was first closed last February when ice buildup under the pedestrian bridge damaged...

Three driver's license offices will have temporary closures in January

Three Wyoming driver’s license offices will have temporary closures over the next couple of weeks for renovations, training and for holidays. The Gillette driver’s license office will be closed Jan. 8-15 for renovation and the holiday. The office will reopen on Jan. 16. The office needs new flooring and other updates. While the office is closed, drivers can still use other nearby locations for drivers...

Gillette driver services office closes for renovation

The Gillette driver’s license office will be closed Jan. 8-15 for renovation and the holiday. The office will reopen on Jan. 16. The office needs new flooring and other updates. While the office is closed, drivers can still use other nearby locations for drivers licensing needs. Other locations open near Gillette:     Sheridan, 1949 Sugarland Drive No. 169 – closed Wednesday, Jan. 10; Buffalo, 350...

Plan a sober ride this holiday season in Fremont County

This holiday season, Fremont County law enforcement is reminding all drivers about the dangers of drinking and driving. With the holiday festivities and parties taking place, it’s essential to plan a sober ride home before ever leaving for the event. This holiday, as you head out for a night of merrymaking, remember that buzzed driving is drunk driving.   “The holidays are a time for celebrations and...