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The Washakie County Commissioners and Worland City Council will both meet in regular sessions today. The county commission will begin their agenda at 9:00 A.M at the Washakie County Courthouse. In addition to updates from departments across the county–the commissioners will also have members from WYDOT coming in at 11:00 A.M. to discuss the State…

A series of public meetings is scheduled in July to address future highway improvement projects in northwest Wyoming. A key part of the State Transportation Improvement Program process involves annual meetings with public officials and other individuals who play key transportation partnership roles in Wyoming, said Wyoming Department of Transportation District Engineer Pete Hallsten of…

A large rock fell in the Wind River Canyon last night and closed US 20/Wyoming 789 between Boysen and Shoshoni. The road currently remains closed as of 5:00 A.M. The travel lane is blocked at milepost 113, WYDOT relays that motorists should expect to stop and expect delays. Parking on the roadway is prohibited and…

The City of Worland is starting on a host of road projects that will be taking place in residential areas throughout the late Spring and Summer. Worland Director of Public Works Brian Burky is asking for patience and cooperation from residents in the neighborhoods where work will be concentrated. A large scale — but quickly…

A $1.6 million highway rehabilitation project has started directly south of Lovell on US 310. Highway improvements on 5 miles of US 310 directly south of Lovell include widening mailbox turnouts, asphalt pavement milling, and a pavement overlay, said Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Michael Miller of Basin. Miller said quote, “During asphalt pavement…

More than 72 miles of right-of-way fencing will be replaced in a $1.6 million project currently under way north of Worland alongside U.S. 20. “The work will take place in 10 different locations throughout the Big Horn Basin,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Michael Miller of Basin. Other sections of new right-of-way fencing…

The Worland City Council and the Washakie County Commissioners will meet today in Worland. Local government meetings take place on the first and third Tuesday’s of the month, unless otherwise indicated or moved because of a holiday observance. The Worland City Council agenda can be found online at cityofworland.org, while the washakie county commissioners agenda…

Worland Chief of Police Gabe Elliott relayed to the board that a crosswalk at 15th and Howell is not working properly. The push buttons that warn oncoming vehicles of pedestrians crossing are not working properly. There is a crossing guard at the crosswalk — but a crew looked at the problem and will order parts…

Statewide roads have been heavily impacted by yesterday’s winter weather conditions. The Wind River Canyon and US Highway 20 – Wyoming 789 is now open from the canyon entrance to Shoshoni as of 6:21 A.M this morning. A full list of current road closures and conditions can be found at wyoroad.info – or by calling…

Local issues are in the spotlight at both the Washakie County Commissioners and Worland City Council meetings today in Worland. The County Commissioners, who meet beginning at 9:00 A.M., will discuss traffic on a pair of roads, Washakie Ten in Worland and the Lower Nowood Road near Ten Sleep. The Northern Wyoming Daily News reports…


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