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WYO 22 speed limit changes

Jackson, Wyo.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently completed a speed study of the WYO 22 corridor using the Engineering Approach recommended by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).  The study produced a recommended speed limit of 55 mph…

Avail Valley work underway on U.S. 89 South of Alpine

◆ Full-depth reclamation part of Etna North project. Contract crews with Avail Valley Construction are working their way north on the Etna North reconstruction project in Star Valley’s Lower Valley. The project will bring five lanes to U.S. Highway 89,…

Freedom bridge will be reduced to one lane during repairs

The following is a press release from the Wyoming Department of Transportation The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will begin repair work on the Freedom bridge on WYO 239 over the Salt River at mile marker 0.94.  Contract crews will…

“Multiple accidents” accompany snowfall on Tuesday morning

A storm system that dropped several inches of snow across western Wyoming on Tuesday January 5 caused some traffic accidents over the Salt River Pass on U.S. Highway 89 between Afton and the Idaho border. According to an alert sent…

Revenue Committee advances bill to increase fuel tax

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — With about a third of Wyoming’s roads soon to be in failing condition and a lack of funds to repair them, lawmakers on an interim committee advanced a…

Strawberry Road scheduled for intersection change

◆ Plans call for the road to enter U.S. 89 near SV rest area. A Star Valley intersection known for several accidents over the years is scheduled to be moved as Lincoln County cooperates with the Wyoming Department of Transportation…

Transportation Commission awards $62.7 million in contracts in September

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will pave 13 miles of Interstate 80 between Rock Springs and Rawlins to improve the surface. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded Interstate Highway Construction Inc., of Englewood, Colorado, a $20.8 million contract for the…

Work on Snake River south section will cause pathway closure

JACKSON, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation’s (WYDOT), along with contract crews from Oftedal will begin work near Game Creek Road to address recent movement in a
slope near the Munger Mountain landslide. It is anticipated that the work and…

WYDOT offers update on Jackson/Hoback road constrution projects

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has several projects underway in the Jackson area.  Here is a brief update of the work going on in Teton County. • Snake River South/Jackson South Work is continuing on the second half of…

WYDOT director backs usage charge as solution to funding state roads

◆ State facing $100 million in unmet road needs. By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange With the state facing more than $100 million in annual unmet road needs, the head of the Wyoming Department of Transportation…