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WYDOT agreement with Google aims to prevent stranded motorists

CHEYENNE (WNE) — When snow, high winds and other severe weather conditions require the Wyoming Department of Transportation to close Interstate 80 — one of the nation’s primary east-west highways — conditions on secondary roads are often even more dangerous….

WYDOT mulling camera installation

• Jackson’s request to use state infrastructure to track license plates is a ‘first,’ WYDOT said.   By Kate Ready Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Whether Jackson can install more license plate cameras to fight crime…

(Video) WYDOT Avalanche Mitigation

The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently released the video below, which details the process behind avalanche mitigation on western Wyoming roads.  

WYDOT asks drivers to not pass plows on the right

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is asking drivers to not pass snowplows on the right, event on five lane highways such as Highway 89 between Etna and Alpine. Joe Eggleston, Highway Maintenance Foreman for WYDOT, said there were two recent…

WYDOT gauges interest in electric vehicle charging stations

CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has issued a Request for Information to gauge interest from potential station owners interested in participating in the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program. In 2021, the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act…

WYDOT offers $2,000 hiring bonus to fill vacant positions

By Hannah Shields Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — As several agencies within Wyoming state government continue to struggle to provide services due to a shortage of full-time employees, the Wyoming Department of Transportation this week announced…

Avalanche maintenance will cause traffic delays in Hoback Canyon, Teton Pass

Jackson, Wyo.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation would like to inform drivers that WYDOT crews will be performing some maintenance on some avalanche infrastructure on US highway 189/191, Hoback Canyon and also on state highway 22, Teton Pass, tomorrow morning….

CANCELED: Building moving from Thayne to Afton to impact local traffic on Friday October 27

    *** The building scheduled to be moved on Friday October 27 has been canceled as of 5:47 p.m. Thursday, October 26.    ***Original Story *** According to information from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) a large house…

WYDOT announces Swinging Bridge closure

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT), along with contract crews from Reiman Corp., will be closing access to Teton County Road 22-10, Swinging Bridge Road, beginning Monday, Oct. 23, to replace the bridge over the Snake River.   The closure will…

Dry Piney wildlife crossing project near La Barge complete

LA BARGE  — The Dry Piney wildlife crossing project, led by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Department of Transportation, is now complete and big game animals are actively using the underpasses. The project includes nine underpasses…