Wyoming Department of Transportation

WYO 70, US 14A passes closed for winter

WYO 70 over Battle Pass and U.S. 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell were closed for the winter Monday. Blowing snow and poor visibility forced the closure of WYO 70 over Battle Pass between Encampment and Baggs. Hunters and hikers are encouraged to leave the area as soon as they can as road conditions will continue to deteriorate. Similar conditions forced the closure of a 22-mile section of US...

Transportation commission awards nearly $35 million in highway contracts

Contracts totaling $34.9 million for six highway projects around the state, including two to be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its November meeting in Cheyenne. Malcolm Drilling Co. of San Francisco won the largest of the contracts with the low bid of $10.8 million for installing coupled shear piles to stabilize the...

Aeronautics Commission to meet Nov. 20-21 in Cheyenne

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will conduct its quarterly meeting on Nov. 21 in Cheyenne. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the second floor conference room of the WYDOT Aeronautics Division Building at 200 E. 8th Ave., and is open to the public. The previous day the commission will conduct its annual budget and Wyoming Aviation Capital Improvement Program workshop beginning at 1 p.m. at the...

2015 State Transportation Improvement Program now available

WYDOT's State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for 2015 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 2015 STIP are located at WYDOT offices, libraries,...

Transportation Commission awards $42 million in highway contracts.

Contracts totaling $42.1 million for nine highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its October meeting in Cheyenne. The new Casper West Belt Loop Road connecting WYO 220 to US 20-26 west of Casper will be paved under a $16.6 million contract awarded to low bidder Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction of Draper, Utah. Grading and construction of a bridge...