Bridge rehabilitation work may cause delays near Bosler, Medicine Bow

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Crews with the Wyoming Department of Transportation and Reiman Corp. will be working on a bridge rehabilitation project this summer that may cause some delays. The project focuses on a bridge over the Medicine Bow River on Wyoming Highway 487 near the town of Medicine Bow at about mile marker 4.01, as well as a bridge over the Laramie River on U.S. Highway 30/287 near Bosler at about...

Work will cause dramatic speed reductions between Green River and Rock Springs

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation and contract crews from Coldwater Group Inc. will be performing a silica fume deck pour on the bridge deck at milepost 97, eastbound, between Green River and Rock Springs beginning tonight, Wednesday June 23, and working into the early morning hours of Thursday, June 24.  The work will begin at approximately 10 p.m. and last roughly 7 hours.  During the work,...

June/July public meetings to address northwest Wyoming highway projects; online meeting launches July 26

A series of annual public meetings is scheduled in June and July to address future highway improvement projects in northwest Wyoming, and a self-guided online meeting to allow citizens to provide input launches July 26. A key part of the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) process involves annual meetings with public officials and other individuals who play key transportation partnership...

WYDOT reminds motorists to stay alert for mobile work zones

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to stay alert for mobile work zones this summer season. On May 14, WYDOT’s striping crew was striping the dashed centerline on I-80 west of Laramie, near mile marker 300. Striping operations typically move slower than 15 mph, which can seem even slower on a busy interstate with speed limits set at 80 mph. As they...

Delays likely during planned closures of I-80 eastbound out of Laramie

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Interstate 80 eastbound out of Laramie will close briefly on Thursday & Friday while crews continue work on a rockfall mitigation project in Telephone Canyon. Starting at about 9 a.m. each day, the eastbound lanes will be closed to all traffic for about 30 minutes as crews work to remove boulders from the rock face near mile marker 319. The closures are necessary for public safety due...