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Wyoming Department Of Transportation

Bridge over I-80 to reopen in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The bridge over Interstate 80 at Parlsey Boulevard in Cheyenne is set to reopen.

July 03, 2014 2:50 pmLoading…

New fuels tax means more road projects in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Road crews will be out in force soon across Wyoming, and there will be more work going on this year thanks to the state's new 10-cent per gallon fuels tax.

April 09, 2014 1:50 pmLoading…

Explosives bring down bridge arches at Hoback

JACKSON, Wyo. — A dramatic explosion brought down two steel arches that used to support a bridge over the Snake River south of Jackson.

March 21, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Wyoming closes Togwotee Pass

Wyoming closes Togwotee Pass

A winter storm pounding northwest Wyoming forced the Wyoming Department of Transportation to close U.S. Highway 26/287 on Wednesday morning.

February 19, 2014 3:26 pmLoading…

Wyoming panel endorses 80 mph speed limit bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee has advanced a bill that would allow 80 mph speed limits in Wyoming.

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Yellowstone plowing help not expected this year

POWELL, Wyo. — Yellowstone National Park officials say they don't expect to need help with spring snow plowing to get the park's entrances opened on time this year.

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Wyoming project aims to quell noise at railroad crossings

CHEYENNE — Russ Zimmer of Torrington isn’t bothered by the warning bleats of the horns as coal trains rumble through the middle of the downtown area. He lives abut a half mile away from the tracks.

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Sweetwater County had most DUI deaths in 2012

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - Sweetwater County had the highest number of fatal crashes involving alcohol in 2012, followed by Campbell County.

December 26, 2013 9:38 amLoading…

Task force plans DUI patrols around Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Law enforcement officers will be on the lookout for drunken drivers on New Year's Eve in the Cheyenne area.

December 20, 2013 9:25 amLoading…

WyDOT advises Cheyenne bridge to close Monday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation intends to close a bridge in Cheyenne on Monday for repairs.

December 16, 2013 8:26 amLoading…

Wyoming Department of Transportation closes Battle Pass

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Blowing snow and poor visibility have forced the Wyoming Department of Transportation to close the highway over Battle Pass, between Encampment and Baggs.

December 05, 2013 8:39 amLoading…

Logging operations ongoing on Medicine Bow forest

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Officials on the Medicine Bow National Forest say motorists on I-80 between Cheyenne and Laramie and along Happy Jack Road will see logging operations over the next year or two as crews work to remove hazardous trees from along the roadways.

November 27, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers set tone next week for budget session

CHEYENNE -- Pessimism or optimism? The tenor of next week's Joint Appropriations Committee meeting figures to have a significant impact on early next year's state Legislature session.

November 12, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Wildlife reflectors studied in Wyoming

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Research continues in two Wyoming counties to examine the efficacy of roadside reflectors that warn wildlife of approaching vehicles.

November 11, 2013 2:21 pmLoading…

Wyoming highway fatalities down significantly in 2013

LARAMIE — The number of deaths on Wyoming's roads and highways was down dramatically over the first nine months of the year compared to the same period last year.

October 23, 2013 11:31 amLoading…
Wyoming wildlife crossings labeled a success

Wyoming wildlife crossings labeled a success

More than 13,000 mule deer migrate safely through Nugget Canyon near Kemmerer because of six underpasses and deer-tight fencing, according to a media release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

October 08, 2013 8:30 am Photos

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WyDOT honored for work to reduce big-game deaths

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A regional association of wildlife agencies is honoring the Wyoming Department of Transportation for its work to reduce big-game deaths on Wyoming's roads and highways.

October 07, 2013 3:01 pmLoading…
Safety measures set for busy Casper intersection

Safety measures set for busy Casper intersection

After a near decade of delay, the Wyoming Department of Transportation expects to begin a series of construction projects at the intersection of CY Avenue and Poplar Street in Casper in 2014.

September 21, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

Jackson gets $8M federal grant for public bus project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The town of Jackson has received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the community's bus storage facility and pathways project.

September 17, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

WyDOT set for new projects with fuel tax increase

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to get to work on 19 additional highway projects over the next year now that lawmakers have approved a 10-cent-per-gallon increase in the state fuel tax.

September 05, 2013 7:19 amLoading…

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