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Temporary bridge open on US 85 in Lusk

Temporary bridge open on US 85 in Lusk

Date: 07/30/2015 

A temporary bridge is now open and carrying traffic on US 85 over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Lusk. The bridge is carrying two-way, legal-load traffic with a speed limit of 20 mph. Any traffic that has an oversize or overweight permit must use WYO 270 through Manville and Lance Creek to bypass Lusk. There is no pedestrian access across the bridge. WYDOT crews from around the state assembled the temporary 200-foot span needed to replace the highway bridge that collapsed due to flooding on June 4.

Commission awards $14 million in contracts for highway work

Commission awards $14 million in contracts for highway work

Date: 07/20/2015 

Contracts totaling $14.6 million for six highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its July teleconference meeting. LeGrand Johnson Construction of Logan, Utah, was conditionally awarded a $5.3 million contract for improvements to nearly 6 miles of US 189 immediately north of La Barge. The work will include grinding off 4 inches of deteriorating pavement, mixing it with additives and using it as the base for 4 inches of new pavement. The road also will be widened to include 3-foot safety shoulders. It will be the last section of US 189 to be...

Work underway at I-25 - I-80 interchange in Cheyenne

Work underway at I-25 - I-80 interchange in Cheyenne

Date: 06/05/2015 

Work is underway on rehabilitation of the Interstate 25 northbound overpass over Interstate 80 in Cheyenne. The rehabilitation includes concrete repairs on and around the bridge, curb and guardrail repairs with upgrades, slab replacement, and a concrete overlay.  Traffic will be reduced to a single lane and travelers can expect reduced speed limits.  The work will require closures of the I-80 eastbound to I-25 northbound ramp, and the I-25 northbound to I-80 westbound ramp. There will be detours in place to get motorists around those closures.  Motorists who use this route should allow more time...

Travelers encouraged to use U.S. 20 during West River Road (Wyoming 433) highway improvement project

Travelers encouraged to use U.S. 20 during West River Road (Wyoming 433) highway improvement project

Date: 04/07/2015 

A pair of newly installed signs on U.S. 20 encourage drivers traveling through Worland to consider avoiding a 3.48-mile highway improvement project on West River Road (Wyoming 433).   "Pipe installation and some dirt work is progressing throughout the length of the project," said Dan McAfee, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Worland. "The work zone is mostly within a narrow state right-of-way, so traffic is being delayed for up to 20 minutes."   McAfee said using U.S. 20 during the reconstruction of Wyoming 433 is "good common sense."   "We are encouraging people passing...

Transportation Commission awards $12.8 million in highway contracts

Transportation Commission awards $12.8 million in highway contracts

Date: 03/23/2015 

Contracts totaling $12.8 million for six 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 March meeting in Cheyenne. Cheyenne’s Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries won the largest of the contracts with a bid of $3.2 million for improvements to nearly 4 miles of US 26 (Valley Road) in Torrington. The work will include isolated concrete slab replacement, milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with a new layer of asphalt. Lighting upgrades also are planned and sidewalks...

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