Albany County News

WYDOT to receive $20 million federal grant for I-80 winter safety improvements

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will construct passing lanes, add truck parking and make other improvements on Interstate 80 in southeast and south-central Wyoming to make winter travel safer. WYDOT will receive a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant for an I-80 Winter Freight Improvement Project, which will add improvements along a 45-mile section of road between Laramie and Rawlins.... Continue Reading
Laramie News

Bill Nye Avenue / Boswell Drive Open House

On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, the City of Laramie and WYDOT will be holding an Open House to discuss potential modifications to Boswell Drive and Bill Nye Avenue’s future alignment at 3rd Street.  The Open House will be in Council Chambers at City Hall, 406 Ivinson Avenue, Laramie, WY from 4:00 p.m.... Continue Reading

WYDOT Director Bill Panos Addresses U.S. Senate Committee About Intelligent Driving Systems

Intelligent driving technology has the potential to save lives, reduce crashes and alert drivers of upcoming hazards, but officials need to consider infrastructure-related issues when implementing these new innovations. Wyoming Department of Transportation Director Bill Panos testified about the impacts to highway infrastructure from the implementation of connected and automated vehicles during a hearing before the U.S.... Continue Reading
Laramie News

Upcoming Street Closures

Cedar Street will be closed from Curtis Street south to Clark Street for construction of a new intersection and installation of traffic lights as part of the Harney Street Bridge construction project.  The closure will begin 7 am Monday May 7th and expected to last until June 11th.... Continue Reading

Fatal Crash Near Casper, Wyoming

On November 12th, 2017 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 184.5 on Interstate 25 near Casper, Wyoming.  At 5:07 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover. A 2005 Subaru Forester was traveling northbound on Interstate 25 when a deer ran out in front of the vehicle.... Continue Reading