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Does your driver license expire tomorrow? Not anymore. There have already been several pandemic-related concessions made by WYDOT’s Driver Services. And while offices are currently open, the state wants to ensure that nobody finds themselves unfairly penalized. Governor Gordon previously signed an executive order granted a 90-day grace period for anyone needing to get their…

Concrete work in Cody? WYDOT will soon begin another road repair project between the Shoshone River Bridge and Park County Road 2AB, north of town. S&S Builders LLC of Gillette will be removing and replacing concrete road slabs. The slabs were settled and broke sometime in the spring. If they are not repaired in a…

WYDOT is asking for your participation. A number of in-person public meetings have been set up throughout the Bighorn Basin. This is one of the central aspects of the State Transportation Improvement Program, a prioritized construction plan for the 1,326 miles of highway in northwest Wyoming. This 6-year effort of the Wyoming Transportation Commission involves providing citizens…

A serious situation turned into a confusing one during a gas line break. Around 4:30 yesterday afternoon, Black Hills Energy received a call of a broken gas line along the Greybull Highway, US 14. Apparently, a car had driven over the line causing the break. Multiple agencies, including WYDOT and a crew from Black Hills…

Work will soon begin on the Beartooth Highway. A project overview was released by Missouri River Contractors, the company contracted by WYDOT, Yellowstone National Park, and Shoshone National Forest to undertake WY TIG 212 (9) – a rather intense construction project on the Beartooth Highway this summer. The project consists of: Constructing a new 400-foot…

Next week will be construction-heavy along WYO 120. In addition to the Cody South Project – slated to beginning its work in earnest this Friday – another $2.6 million dollar pavement improvement project begins outside Meeteetse. The Meeteetse Rim Project is a fog seal and chip seal project along 5.4 miles of WY 120, beginning…

Cody’s next major WYDOT project begins today. Mountain Construction Company of Lovell is the contractor managing the appropriately named Cody South Project – tearing up and refurbishing a 6.8-mile stretch of WY 120 between the WY120/US14/16/20 intersection adjacent to Yellowstone Regional Airport and Milepost 74 near the snowplow turnaround south of the Park County Landfill.…

WYDOT has resumed their driver license road tests. As more of the state’s public health orders are relaxed and allow for things to return to normal, WYDOT announced that they will be offering non-commercial driver license road test by appointment only, starting this week. The locations offering these tests are Cody, Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette, Jackson,…

WYDOT has taken a step in a new direction: managing food truck vendors. WYDOT Officials have approved G-Licious Catering of Cheyenne as their first food truck vendor. While the concept might not sound so revolutionary, it’s the location that has the potential to turn heads. They will be selling burgers, sandwiches, and breakfast food at…

Bored at home? Why not enter a model-building competition? The Greater Yellowstone Coalition has announced a model building competition for all state residents to enter during their coronavirus lockdowns. But this particular project has a specific focus: wildlife crossings. Recently, state agencies like WYDOT have seen an influx of funding to put towards the construction…


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