Be aware of possible traffic delays as overhead sign upgrades set for mid-May; Work will take place in both Green River and Rock Springs

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SWEETWATER COUNTY – The Wyoming Department of Transportation will be working along multiple state highways and Interstate 80 over the summer, as a part of a district wide contract for overhead sign upgrades in Lincoln, Sweetwater, Teton and Uinta counties. 

The work began in February and will continue throughout the summer with a completion date set for Oct. 31, 2015.  Sign upgrades, replacements and removals will take place at about 50 various locations throughout western Wyoming. Sweetwater County residents will see roadside work again in both Green River and Rock Springs.

In Green River, work will take place at the intersection of Flaming Gorge Way and Uinta Drive.

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In Rock Springs, work will take place at the intersection of Center Street and Elk Street. Work will begin mid-May at both locations and last about one week.

During the course of work, motorists will see lane closures and reduced speeds. Crews will do their best to minimize closures and reduce traffic disruption.  Time spent at each location will vary with the amount of work needed and weather conditions. Delays will be minimal to the traveling public.

The contract was awarded to Advanced Electrical Contracting, Inc. out of Sheridan, for $248,520.  

WYDOT would like to remind drivers slow down and be cautious of roadside workers.

For more information on road construction, closures and weather conditions, please visit http://www.wyoroad.info.