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Larson named to Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame

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Glen G. Larson, a decorated Vietnam War fighter pilot who continued to serve his country in the Air Force and Air National Guard and worked as a test pilot and executive for McDonnell Douglas Corp., is the 2014 inductee into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame. The Rawlins native earned four Distinguished Flying Crosses and 19 Air Medals during his combat service in Vietnam in 1972-73, and later was...

Transportation commission awards $33.8 million in highway contracts

Contracts totaling nearly $33.8 million for nine highway projects around the state, including two to be funded with revenue from the fuel tax increase, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its December meeting in Laramie. A 7-mile section of Interstate 90 between the Powder River and the Johnson-Campbell County line will get a new layer of pavement under a $13.2 million contract...

Aeronautics Commission cancels Dec. 16 teleconference

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission has canceled its Dec. 16 teleconference meeting due to a lack of agenda items to discuss. The commission’s next meeting will be in January. The seven commission members are appointed by the governor for six-year terms to approve grants and loans of state and federal money for airport construction, maintenance, improvements, marketing and air service enhancements....

Calling underway for WYDOT customer satisfaction survey

The Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming has begun making telephone calls to Wyoming residents to complete a customer satisfaction survey for WYDOT. The calls are being made on weekday evenings, Saturday afternoons and Sunday evenings. The survey includes up to 30 questions and takes less than 10 minutes to complete. The goal is to get responses from a sample of approximately...

Cox elected AASHTO president

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Board of Directors today elected Wyoming Department of Transportation Director John Cox as the association's president. Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino III was elected vice president. "I am honored to accept this important leadership role at a time when AASHTO is celebrating its Centennial year," said Cox....