Wyoming Department of Transportation

(WNE) — During the annual presentation from WYDOT on proposed upcoming state transportation improvement projects, District Engineer Scott Taylor told county commissioners last week that rising costs have had a serious impact on what the department is able to achieve.    The department was forced...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is the recipient of a 2023 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity discretionary grant to help fund the redesign of the Interstate 80/Interstate 25 interchange in Cheyenne.   “This is the third time we’ve applied...
CHEYENNE — Internet access impacts communication, education, medical care and transportation in essential ways. Currently, 39,215 homes and small businesses in Wyoming lack access to a high-speed internet connection.   The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information...
LANDER — From WYDOT to the Department of Health to the State Engineer’s Office, more than 500 state employees work in Fremont County. Lots of those offices are leased space, with Riverton boasting one of the lowest cost per square foot for state leasing costs in the state.    Should more state...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Wyoming Department of Transportation workers received active shooter training from Wyoming Highway Patrol Thursday.   WYDOT District 4 Public Involvement Specialist Laura Dalles said the training consisted of survival tactics, first aid and simulated live fire scenarios with blank...
CHEYENNE — Lawmakers continue to discuss ways to make Interstate 80 safer, although they say many options would be costly or difficult to enforce.   For instance, there is currently no statutory definition in Wyoming of what a “light” or “high-profile” vehicle is, Wyoming Highway Patrol Commercial...

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Company founded by lawmaker expects new sites in four cities CASPER — Electric vehicle drivers are about to have a lot more charging options in Wyoming.  OtterSpace, a company founded in 2021 by state Rep. Mike Yin, D-Jackson, announced Monday that it plans to install fast charging stations — also...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The end of the long winter has opened up the opportunity for the Wyoming Department of Transportation to upgrade WyoLink, a statewide emergency communication radio system primarily used by law enforcement.    According to Neil Gardiner, WyoLink Support Manager at WYDOT, the long...

From the Wyoming Department of Transportation 

Sheridan, Wyo – Wyoming Department of Transportation northeast Wyoming maintenance crews will begin yearly paving operations on various roads in Crook, Weston, Campbell, Johnson and Sheridan counties.    Paving operations are scheduled to begin the week of May 15, 2023 in Crook and...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — As temperatures begin to warm and the winter snows melt, many ranchers and farmers head outside to begin their annual agricultural burns.   Each year, as the spring burning season gets into full swing, at least a few of these burns get out of control.   This year, the National...

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