WYDOT warns against scam texts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has been alerted to a potential phishing scam involving driver licenses. Scammers are sending text messages that seemingly give a final notice about a “license waiver validation” and include a link to a third-party website to “avert a suspension.” The scammer’s website has been designed to look like a WYDOT website. Sometimes reminder texts...

Milling and paving operations begin on Jackson South, will cause delays

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will begin milling and paving operations today Monday, July 19, on the old pavement south of the bridge over the Snake River on US 26/89/189/191 and also on the old pavement near the retaining wall construction south of the wildlife bridge.  Traffic will be moved onto crushed base.  Crews will maintain a single lane in each direction during operations.   Speeds...

Seasonal paving operations to begin in Carbon County

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Maintenance crews with the Wyoming Department of Transportation will begin seasonal paving operations in Carbon County on Monday, weather permitting. Work will begin on U.S. Highway 30/287 near Medicine Bow, between mile markers 263.8-264.2. This operation is expected to take about two days. Once that section is complete, crews will focus on portions of Interstate 80, including the...

Bridge, pavement work could cause delays on U.S. 85 north of Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Crews with McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co. and the Wyoming Department of Transportation are scheduled to begin work on U.S. Highway 85 between Cheyenne and Torrington on Monday, weather permitting. The project spans mile markers 47-56.6 and will primarily focus on structure work this year. Milling and paving work is scheduled to start the following spring. A traffic signal will direct...

I-80 bridge work prompts temporary closure of Laramie River Greenbelt Trail

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LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Laramie River Greenbelt Trail will be temporarily closed where it crosses under Interstate 80 starting today, July 15, due to ongoing bridge rehabilitation work in the area by Reiman Corp. and the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Bridge work on the structures directly above the trail pose potential safety risks to recreationists below. The closure is expected to last about...