WYO 130 through the Snowy Range opens for the season

LARAMIE — The seasonally closed section of WYO 130 through the Snowy Range has officially reopened for the summer, nearly a week ahead of schedule. Crews from Laramie and Saratoga started work on the 12-mile stretch of the scenic byway in early May with a target reopening date of Memorial Day Weekend.  Multiple rotary plows, a snowcat and other heavy equipment were used to clear drifts of snow as tall...

WYO 70 over Battle Pass opens for the season

SARATOGA — Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance crews reopened the seasonally closed section of Wyoming Highway 70 today for the summer season. Crews from Saratoga and Baggs started work on the 23-mile stretch of highway in early May, using multiple rotary plows and other heavy equipment to clear large drifts of snow. The highway is one of several high-elevation mountain roads in Wyoming...

Transportation Commission awards $19 million in contracts in May

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will repave 11 miles of road on US 30 in Cokeville and south of the community to improve the road surface. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded a $4.9 million contract to Avail Valley Construction, of Afton, for the work on US 30. The commission awarded that and six other contracts totaling $19 million at its recent meeting. For the US 30 work in Lincoln...

Yellowstone Highway bridge deck pour slated for Monday overnight

CASPER – Reiman Corp. is planning to pour a concrete bridge deck on US 20/26/87 (Yellowstone Highway) overnight, Monday, May 17. In order to pour the new deck, the highway will be closed to all traffic from 7 p.m. Monday until 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. The closure will affect the bridge area only. Westbound traffic will be diverted to East F Street (ramp) to Beverly Street/Bryan Stock Trail. Eastbound...

Cowley/Deaver pavement improvement project scheduled to begin this month

More than six miles of US 310 between Cowley and Deaver will see paving and chip sealing improvements beginning the week of May 24. McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co., of Worland, is the prime contractor on the Cowley West project between mileposts 243.23 (the west edge of Cowley) and 249.42 (US 310's junction with WYO 114 near Deaver). Project work on the $1.64 million project includes a 1-inch profile...