Sheridan Avenue project public meeting March 28 in Cody

Citizens are invited to attend a March 28 public meeting concerning the future 2020-21 Sheridan Avenue highway improvement project in Cody. The public meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, March 28, at the Cody Auditorium. Project construction is scheduled to begin in early 2020. "Please join officials from the City of Cody and Wyoming Department of Transportation to provide input and learn about...

Blue Sky Highway improvement project work resumes near Ethete

Spring roadway improvements have started on the $14.63 million highway improvement project on Wyoming 132 between Ethete and U.S. 287. Prime contractor High Country Construction, Inc., of Lander has mobilized equipment and crews to work on irrigation structures and installing culverts through the new alignment of the new roadway. "Work will impact traffic traveling through the project, and reduced...

North Federal project public meeting March 21 in Riverton

Citizens are invited to attend a March 21 public meeting concerning the second year of the $13.96 million North Federal Boulevard highway improvement project in Riverton. The public meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at Riverton City Hall. Project construction is scheduled to begin about March 25, weather permitting. "This will be a challenging year of construction on North Federal...

Governor signs temporary executive order for propane deliveries

NOTE: This is a news release from the Governor's office. CHEYENNE - Due to potential propane shortages, Governor Mark Gordon has signed an executive order putting in place temporary, emergency rules for the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) that allows drivers to make extra propane deliveries to heat homes and businesses for 20 days. “I didn't sign this order lightly. I put these emergency...

Snow plow hit March 7 on WYO 120 between Thermopolis and Meeteetse; drivers reminded to slow down and avoid passing plow trucks

As Wyoming residents begin digging out from Wednesday's major blizzard that rocked southern and eastern Wyoming, drivers are reminded to drive slower on slick roads and avoid passing plow trucks. An example of this occurred about 7 a.m. March 7 between Thermopolis and Meeteetse in northwest Wyoming when a Wyoming Department of Transportation plow truck was hit by an oilfield service truck attempting...