bridge http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming highways rank third in the nation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-highways-rank-third-nation <p>Wyoming’s highways rank third in the nation in performance and efficiency.&nbsp; That’s according to an annual highway report by the Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank that studies public policy.&nbsp; Author David Hartgen says Wyoming gets a lot less money than other states, but spends it well.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:25:39 +0000 Bob Beck 43140 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming highways rank third in the nation Bridge repaired at site of fatal washout http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bridge-repaired-site-fatal-washout <p>Crews have replaced a culvert on a Wyoming highway were four members of a Colorado Springs family drowned when the road washed out last summer.</p><p>The Wyoming Department of Transportation says the temporary bridge on Wyo. 130 has been replaced by a permanent box culvert. The roadway, about 20 miles southeast of Saratoga, is now open to two-way traffic.</p><p>The family from Colorado Springs family drove into the washed-out section of mountain highway last July. They were washed away as they fled torrential rains at a national forest campground at night.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:11:51 +0000 The Associated Press 23312 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Bridge repaired at site of fatal washout