Wyoming Department of Transportation

Aeronautics Commission schedules Sept. 16 teleconference

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will convene at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 for a teleconference to consider uses for additional Airport Improvement Program funding. The meeting is open to the public, and for additional information or to arrange to participate in the teleconference, please call the Wyoming Aeronautics Division at 777-3952. The commission approves state and federal funding for airport...

Cowboy fans should be prepared for highway construction

Fans traveling to the Cowboys football opener Saturday are advised to be prepared for reduced speeds in construction areas on both sides of Laramie. The Remount Interchange bridge on I-80 about midway between Cheyenne and Laramie is being worked on, reducing westbound traffic for a short stretch to single lane. Speeds are reduced to 65 mph. A mill and pavement overlay project in progress on I-80 for...

Quarterly update of STIP project list issued

An update to WYDOT’s “State Transportation Improvement Program” (STIP) for 2014 has been issued and is available for viewing. The STIP contains a listing of highway and bridge projects, and also airport improvement work, that WYDOT tentatively expects to let to contract during the current fiscal year. The STIP is published annually and updates are issued quarterly. Printed copies of the 2014 STIP are...

Commission awards $35.5 million in contracts for highway work

Contracts totaling $35.5 million for seven highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its July teleconference meeting. McGarvin-Moberly Construction of Worland won the largest of the contracts with a low bid of $12.2 million for milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with new pavement on 12 miles of the westbound lanes of Interstate 80...

Togwotee project honored for innovation

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WYDOT’s US 26-287 reconstruction between Dubois and Moran Junction was honored for the best use of innovation in a medium-sized project at the America’s Transportation Awards western regional competition. The award was announced on July 14 at the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual meeting in Albuquerque, N.M. The organization includes 18 member states from Texas...