Groups help make wildlife safety improvements to fencing west of Cody

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A section of right-of-way fencing between Buffalo Bill Reservoir and Wapiti was improved this month for wildlife movements following removal of fencing stays between the fence posts. “It is great to have such willing and energetic volunteers and partners, like WYDOT, to help make a positive impact not only for wildlife, but for the community. Modifying fences to facilitate migration not only helps...

WYDOT to host public meeting regarding Buffalo Main Street paving project in 2024

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Buffalo, Wyo – One of Wyoming’s unique downtown streets will be getting a face lift.  WYDOT has preliminary plans ready for public review and comments and is hosting a public meeting on Monday, November 15, 2021 5:00 pm, at the Johnson County Library.  The public and business owners along the project are encouraged to attend.  Scheduled for 2024, the Wyoming Department of Transportation will be rehabilitating...

WYDOT reminds prospective CDL drivers about upcoming changes to Federal training requirements

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation wants to remind those who are interested in obtaining a commercial driver license about upcoming changes to federal training requirements.  Starting February 7, 2022, prospective drivers wishing to obtain a CDL will be required to complete Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT). Additionally, those who currently have a CDL but want to upgrade to...

Slide stabilization work in second week near Upper Wind River Canyon Campground

Slide stabilization work is under way as part of an $8.78 million project adjacent to US20/WY789 between Shoshoni and Thermopolis at the north edge of the Upper Wind River Campground. Prime contractor is Oftedal Construction Inc., of Casper, and the slide stabilization subcontractor is Condon Johnson and Associates, Inc., of Kent, Wash. "Work started Oct. 27. You can see where the slide has moved the...

District-wide crack seal project begins November 3

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Crews with Z and Z Seal Coating, Inc. and the Wyoming Department of Transportation are starting a district-wide crack sealing project Wednesday, November 3rd, weather permitting.  Crews will start with WYO 130 at mile markers 58 - 68, from the WYO 230 intersection east. Various road sections will be impacted in Albany, Laramie and Carbon counties; crews will be moving to different locations...