Wyoming Department of Transportation

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County School District No. 1 administration and staff met with representatives of the Wyoming Department of Transportation to discuss safety concerns regarding the Newcastle Elementary School parking lot.  During the meeting, WYDOT resident engineer John Leahy...
Wyoming residents will soon be able to collect roadkill   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — Wyoming is one step closer to adding roadkill to the dinner menu.  The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously last month to adopt regulations that will allow...
15-cent fuel tax increase to be considered by Legislature   By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN —With a 9-2 vote Tuesday, the Wyoming Legislature’s Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee opted to forward a bill that would raise the state’s fuel...
New bill could allocate severance tax dollars to roads, colleges   By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — Two “chronically underfunded” pieces of Wyoming infrastructure could receive a significant financial boost from a bill passed out of the Wyoming Legislature’s...
WYDOT worker pay at issue   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Officials at the Wyoming Department of Transportation, which employs close to 2,000 people, say its retention rate is suffering because of lack of adequate pay for employees.    WYDOT...
End in sight for state’s most expensive road project   By Timothy J. Woods Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — After years of construction, which followed nearly two decades of environmental planning and design, the end of the U.S. Highway 89 construction project south...
How Congress’ massive infrastructure bill will impact Wyoming and its residents   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Congress recently passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, and experts say the measure could help remedy longstanding issues in Wyoming...

Jurt Dubbe of the Teton County Historic Preservation Board is part of the emerging effort to save the historic Swinging Bridge across the Snake River south of Jackson. “This structure is the last extent or remaining bridge that spans a large watercourse that is of this style,” he said. “If this bridge were lost, it's gone. It will never be replaced.” (Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide)

Neighbors, history buffs want to save Swinging Bridge   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — At first Jason Dewey said that “more than half” of the reason he bought a property and built a home along a four-lane highway — five, if you count the turn lane...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Wyoming Department of Transportation has $44 million worth of projects planned for Weston County between 2021 and 2027, according to this year’s State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) presentation.  On Aug. 16, representatives from the department met...
Gordon issues rule to increase fuel supply   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon issued an executive order on Tuesday that allows the Wyoming Department of Transportation to deliver additional gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel through Aug. 20...

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