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Chance of deer-vehicle collision high in Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Motorists are more likely to crash into a deer in the Dakotas than in most other states.

September 16, 2014 11:17 amLoading…
State, federal officials announce Billings Bypass choice

State, federal officials announce Billings Bypass choice

State and federal transportation officials have determined that the Mary Street Option 2 — the preferred alternative for the Billings Bypass — is the selected alternative.

August 05, 2014 4:00 amLoading…

Robert J. Samuelson: Highway Trust spending will shrink 30% if Congress does nothing

WASHINGTON — It's time for a primer on the Highway Trust Fund, which looms as the next battle in Congress' unending budget wars.

July 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Crowd gets bird's-eye view of proposed bypass

Crowd gets bird's-eye view of proposed bypass

For those who couldn’t quite picture what the Billings bypass will look like once it’s constructed, the Montana Department of Transportation provided a flyover during a Wednesday evening open house.

April 09, 2014 9:04 pmLoading…

Transportation officials plan open house on Billings Bypass

The Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Billings Bypass has been published and is available for review.

April 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Wyomingites driving less, but still more than most

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new report says motorists in Wyoming have been driving less.

September 07, 2013 9:53 amLoading…

Wyoming bridges ranked low by national group

CHEYENNE — Nearly 900,000 people travel over Wyoming's 3,101 bridges every day. They are probably unaware that those bridges may be structurally deficient.

July 20, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Billings police chief sees no easy fixes for red-light violations

Billings police chief sees no easy fixes for red-light violations

From January 2012 through March of this year, Billings police officers wrote 403 citations for red-light violations.

April 08, 2013 12:15 amLoading…


Traffic continues through the intersection of North 27th Street and Second Avenue North as the light turns red earlier this week.

April 03, 2013 1:15 pmLoading…

13 residents would be displaced by preferred bypass option

A draft impact statement for the Billings bypass project was presented to a packed house during a public hearing in Lockwood on Wednesday night, identifying a preferred alternative for the new roadway alignment.

September 12, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Highway accidents decimating bighorn sheep herd in Thompson Falls area

Motor vehicle collisions have continued to decimate a bighorn sheep herd in the Thompson Falls area, and wildlife officials said the declining population has reached a new nadir and represents an alarming trend.

May 03, 2012 6:07 amLoading…

WYDOT finalizing plans for I-90 interchange

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is one step closer to finalizing plans for the proposed relocation of an Interstate 90 interchange in Sheridan.

April 25, 2012 3:20 pmLoading…
Wyoming recognized for protecting wildlife migration

Wyoming recognized for protecting wildlife migration

CHEYENNE — A nearly $10 million project is under way in western Wyoming to reduce collisions between motorists and migrating wildlife, including a herd of pronghorn antelope that makes one of the longest treks by a mammal in the Western Hemisphere.

January 12, 2012 9:57 amLoading…

FHA to recognize WyDOT for wildlife underpass work

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Federal Highway Administration is about to recognize Wyoming for a project to reduce road kill in the Pinedale area.

January 11, 2012 8:23 am Related Loading…
Free wheelin': After kids are gone, baby boomers take to open road

Free wheelin': After kids are gone, baby boomers take to open road

Dick Russell took his first spin on a motorcycle — a Harley-Davidson borrowed from an uncle — more than 40 years ago

October 17, 2010 12:15 am Related Loading…

Tribal leaders tell feds road funding needs fix

POLSON — Road fatalities on Indian reservations are three times the national average because road projects in Indian Country are inadequately funded, tribal leaders told federal officials Friday.

October 15, 2010 10:43 pmLoading…

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