I-90 slide repairs underway east of Sheridan

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Sheridan, Wyo – The Wyoming Department of Transportation and its contractor High Country Construction have begun work on permanent repairs to two significant slides along portions of I-90 east of Sheridan.  A mid-October snow storm in 2021 resulted in the loss of roughly 175 feet of shoulder and guardrail at mile marker 29.31 and another 150 feet of shoulder and guardrail at mile marker 29.7.  In addition...

Project begins to replace 3 bridges on West River Road (WY433) near Worland; over-the-road trucks required to use US16/20/WY789 through Worland during project

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A 2-year project has started to replace 3 bridges and reconstruct a small piece of WY433 (West River Road) roadway near Worland. "The $10.245 million project includes total reconstruction of the 3 bridges and roadway through the construction zone," said Wyoming Department of Transportation project engineer Kelly Erickson of Worland. Prime contractor is Reiman Corp., of Cheyenne. The start of the 1.4-mile...

Feds approve Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Federal Highway Administration announced Tuesday that Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure plan has been approved and Fiscal Year 2022 funding has been released. The state will now begin the process as outlined in the plan for year one of the program, which will involve a request for proposal process for the installation of charging stations within the towns of Pine...

Paving work has begun on WYO 72 in Hanna

HANNA, Wyo. – Crews with the Department of Transportation and Simon Contractors have begun work on Wyoming Highway 72 through Hanna this week. The work will begin at mile marker 0 and end approximately at mile marker 3. The project includes milling, paving, chip seal, and ADA ramp upgrades. Traffic in town will be temporarily on a milled surface and pilot car operations will be used to navigate milling...

Transportation Commission awards over $15 million in contracts in September

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded over $15 million in contracts for five Wyoming Department of Transportation construction projects during its September 15 business meeting. A $5.18 million bid was awarded to Casper-based Casper Electric Inc. for a project involving electrical, structure, and other work on a 1-mile section of US Highway 14/16/20 in Park County. The commission...