Crack Sealing work will cause delays on US 191

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and contract crews from Z & Z Seal Coating Inc. will be conducting crack sealing work on US 191 between Pinedale and Daniel Junction starting Wednesday, Jan. 16. Work will tentatively follow on Cora Road the following week. Work is contingent upon weather as roads must be clear of snow and safe for work. The work will last about a week. Residents and travelers...

WYDOT installs new signs on I-25 to help reduce blowovers

WYDOT has installed new signs on Interstate 25 south of Cheyenne to be used during some high wind events – the product of more than a year of planning and action to reduce the number of blowovers on that section of highway. The fluorescent pink-colored “incident management” signs are located in the southbound lanes between College Drive (Exit 7) and High Plains Road (Exit 4). They’re typically flipped...

Bridge girders to be set beginning Tuesday on Shoshone River bridge west of Lovell; public update meeting Tuesday evening

Highway and bridge improvements are continuing on US 310 between Lovell and Cowley, and traffic delays are expected beginning Tuesday at the Shoshone River bridge. "Prime contractor S&S Builders (of Gillette) plans to start setting girders on the Shoshone River bridge Tuesday," according to Wyoming Department of Transportation Resident Engineer Michael Miller of Basin. "Motorists should expect single-lane...

WHP announces passing of K-9 Kato

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is saddened to announce the passing of one of our retired K-9’s. On Jan. 9, 2019, retired K-9 “Kato” passed away after a brief illness.  Kato began his career with the Wyoming Highway Patrol in 2008 specializing in narcotics detection assigned to Trooper Jason Green. In 2011, Trooper Brandon Deckert was selected as his handler and the team was assigned to Sublette County...

Additional rockfall hazards identified west of Cody on US 14/16/20

Following a Dec. 27 rockfall event three miles west of Cody on US 14/16/20, Wyoming Department of Transportation geologists identified additional hazards associated with potential rockfall during a Monday rock-climbing inspection of the area. "We have remaining rock above the roadway that is still unstable," said WYDOT Principal Geologist David Vanderveen of Cheyenne. "We are bringing in contractors...