Wyoming Department of Transportation

Drivers should expect short delays on northeast Wyoming highways because the Wyoming Department of Transportation Dist. 4 annual chip sealing project has started, according to a press release from WYDOT Dist. 4.  The district’s public relations specialist, Laura Dalles, said work in Weston County...
CHEYENNE — There may not be anything state leaders can do to ease the burden of high fuel prices on Wyomingites, at least in the short term. That was part of the message at the second public meeting Friday of a fuel price working group.  “If you’re looking for a short-term answer, we can’t go to...
JACKSON — Search and Rescue backers are trying to raise $6.6 million in private donations to buy and outfit a helicopter that would ensure year-round access for rescues while asking the county to commit public dollars to monthly operational costs. If approved, Teton County would be the only county...

Gasbuddy.com prices for 82701 as of 12:33 p.m. on Monday. 

CHEYENNE — The best way to bring down high gas costs in Wyoming would be to secure a long-term fuel supply within the state, one industry insider told stakeholders Friday.  No new refinery has been built in the U.S. for more than 50 years, Steve Cure, an energy consultant with Longmont, Colorado-...
LARAMIE —The final draft of Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure deployment plan is available for public comment.  WYDOT’s plan outlines how the state will use federal money to build out a statewide network of electric vehicle charging stations to bolster Wyoming’s transportation...
CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon is set to declare an emergency in response to historic flooding in Yellowstone National Park.  Flooding began Monday, and has since destroyed several roads, bridges and structures in the park and to the north. Park officials say it will take months, if not years, to...

Large Photo: A shot of Yellowstone National Park’s North entrance road between Gardiner, Montana, and Mammoth Hot Springs. Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly said Tuesday flooding caused by a combination of torrential rains and melting snow caused sufficient damage at the park to keep its northern portion closed for a long period of time. (Photo courtesy of National Park Service)

 

Flooding in Red Lodge, Montana, has affected homes and businesses on Broadway and several roads near the city center. Access to the town is limited due to road closings on Highway 308 and U.S. Highway 212, including the Beartooth Pass. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Kinzely for the Powell Tribune)

CASPER — Law enforcement around Yellowstone National Park are focused on opening roads and helping people evacuate from the park as unprecedented flooding continues in the area Tuesday.  Officers in Park County, Montana, were working Tuesday to open the section of Highway 89 between Gardiner and...

Large top photo: Flooding in Red Lodge, Montana, has affected homes and businesses on Broadway and several roads near the city center. Access to the town is limited due to road closings on Highway 308 and U.S. Highway 212, including the Beartooth Pass. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Kinzely for the Powell Tribune)

 

Cattle look for higher ground Monday morning as the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River floods near Belfry, Montana. Flooding in northwest Wyoming forced Yellowstone National Park to close all of its entrances and remove all visitors (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

POWELL — Unprecedented rain, combined with fast melting late season snow, has flooded nearby communities and forced the closure and evacuation of Yellowstone National Park and nearby attractions.  Visitors in Yellowstone National Park were being evacuated Monday, as several roads in the park were...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — A spot being monitored for a potential landslide on U.S. Highway 14 east of Steamboat Point does not pose safety concerns for motorists, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation. “We’re not concerned about safety,” WYDOT Senior Public Relations Specialist Laura Dalles...
Patrick Lawson of Riverton was in the driver’s seat of a Tesla Model S 100D Ludicrous between Rawlins and Laramie on Interstate 80 last week, but it was the car that was doing the driving.  “It’s passing a semi truck right now because [the semi is] going too slow,” Lawson told WyoFile. Cross-winds...

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