Teton Pass will be closed briefly to traffic for arrestor testing

Rock Springs, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of will be closing all through traffic in both directions briefly on WYO 22 Teton Pass from mile marker 7 to mile marker 9 on Tuesday, July 13 for the arrestor testing.  The closure is estimated to last roughly 15 to 30 minutes.  Once the testing is complete, the section will be opened back up in both directions. WYDOT would like to remind drivers that may...

Semi utilizes truck arrester on US 16 west of Buffalo

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Buffalo, Wyo –  A five axle flatbed semi hauling bags of bentonite lost control while traveling down US 16 the evening of July 7 causing it to have to utilize the truck arrestor or catch-net system in place near mile marker 85. The driver and one passenger walked away unharmed. A truck arrester catch-net cable system is a series of 8 to 10 cable nets that span across a long, narrow ramp adjacent to...

Wyoming Public Safety Communications Commission (PSCC) to meet July 14

The Wyoming PSCC will meet Wednesday, July 14 for its regular business meeting at 1:30 p.m. in the I-80 Room at WYDOT Headquarters (Training Building), 5300 Bishop Blvd., in Cheyenne. The purpose of the business meeting is to address and vote upon, when appropriate, the topics on their meeting agenda. There will also be a virtual option to participate in the meeting. To join the meeting or to view...

Interstate 80 east of Rock Springs Baxter interchange westbound on-ramp and off-ramp closed

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Rock Springs, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation and contract crews from IHC SCOTT Inc., will be closing the westbound on and off ramps at the Baxter Interchange July 7 through July 14 for paving operations. During this time, those traveling from the airport back to Rock Springs will have to detour to Baxter Road and then to the Rock Springs belt loop. Traffic traveling westbound to the...

Delays likely during temporary interchange closures on I-80 at exit 221

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Travelers on Interstate 80 planning to use the east Sinclair interchange (exit 221) can expect delays this week as crews with McGarvin-Moberly Construction and the Wyoming Department of Transportation begin placing a wearing course on the interchange. A wearing course helps preserve the structure in addition to providing extra traction. This work will primarily take place on Thursday...