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Several state and federal agencies collaborated to complete the multi-million dollar Beartooth Highway project, which will improve the safety, environmental impact, and overall experience of one of the main roads to Yellowstone National Park. It was a cold and cloudy day as people gathered at a newly constructed scenic pullout for the Sept. 22 ribbon-cutting…

W.Y.D.O.T. sent its final update for a series of pavement and guardrail improvements on and around the Shoshone River Bridge, concluding the project after just a month of work. There’s one less road construction project in Park County this summer. On Wednesday, July 6, W.Y.D.O.T. resident engineer Todd Frost announced pavement and guardrail improvements on…

Even while extensive rockfall mitigation work continues in the Wind River Canyon, drivers need to stay on alert for falling rocks – large and small. W.Y.DO.T. project engineer Jordan Erz released a public message about the work in the Wind River Canyon. After a sudden rockfall last week, two contractors and dozens of workers immediately…

It may not be the whitest of winters, but W.Y.D.O.T. has released its own Top 10 list to keep drivers safe while snowplows are doing their critical work. Wherever winter hits, W.Y.D.O.T. snowplow drivers will be working, even during the worst storms of the season. But while plows make the roads safer, driver safety comes…

W.Y.D.O.T. is ready to begin another set of improvements on the Chief Joseph Highway, which means a few weeks of short delays and single-lane traffic. The Chief Joseph Highway (Wyoming Highway 296) is due for another set of repairs. This time, work will commence in the Paint Creek Canyon. W.Y.D.O.T. has established a 300-foot work…

Cody is buzzing with accusations after one of the region’s most controversial billboards is vandalized, sending a different kind of message to passing drivers. For months, “Don’t California Our Cody” has greeted drivers along US Highway 14/16/20 heading in Cody. The prominent black billboard is on property owned by Ron Hill, who has been adamant…

If you want to hear and speak about future W.Y.D.O.T. projects in the Bighorn Basin, a series of public meetings is the best chance you have to have your say. A series of annual public meetings are scheduled to address future highway improvement projects in northwest Wyoming, and a self-guided online meeting to allow citizens…

Northwest Wyoming will soon become much more traversable, as two mountain passes open Thursday and should stay open for Memorial Day – weather permitting. While summer has arrived in many Wyoming tourist communities, winter keeps its grip on the high mountains. After weeks of plowing and preparation, both the Beartooth Pass and U.S. Highway 14A…

After a student narrowly avoids an accident while crossing the road, Cody Superintendent Peg Monteith says this won’t be the last time – action must be taken. Peg Monteith has served as superintendent of Park County School District #6 for almost a year, but the debate over a safer crossing at Big Horn Avenue (a…


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