WHP unites with law enforcement to educate public about the Move Over law

Motorists moving over for law enforcement, emergency, maintenance and other types of vehicles parked on the side of Wyoming highways and interstates are not only abiding by the law but are also keeping their fellow citizens safe. On Nov. 8, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and state patrols from Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana, as well as multiple emergency and public service entities, will...

WYO 130 over the Snowy Range closed for the season

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Snowy Range Road (WYO 130) over the high country of the Snowy Range has closed for the season. The exact closure is between mile marker 48 above Ryan Park on the west and mile marker 36 near Green Rock on the east. Last weekend’s winter storm dropped additional new snow in the Snowy Range. That snow, combined with strong winds, led to the closure of the road on Saturday, Nov. 3. WYDOT...

Commercial Air Service Improvement Council to meet for vote on report letter

The Wyoming Commercial Air Service Improvement Council will vote on a draft of a supplemental report letter to be sent to the governor, the Wyoming Department of Transportation Aeronautics Commission and the joint minerals, business and economic development interim committee. The council will meet at 4 p.m., Nov. 8 by teleconference. To join the teleconference, call 1-888-531-9486. Please remember...

Transportation Commission awards $37.8 million in highway contracts in October

Crews will work on a $10.8 million pavement and bridge project on both lanes of Interstate 80 near Laramie. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded Simon Contractors, of Cheyenne, the contract for the work. The commission awarded that and seven other contracts totaling $37.8 million at its recent meeting. For the I-80 work, crews will overlay about 8 miles of road in the west and east bound lanes...

New video production celebrates law enforcement efforts in Fremont County, but work remains

A law enforcement officer’s job begins and ends with protecting the public. In the busiest city or the smallest town, local and state law enforcement officials are ready to step in to keep the community safe. Every law enforcement officer has his or her own reasons for signing up to be an officer, but there is one common thread on everyone’s list: the desire to serve and protect. Police officers are...