WYDOT starts work on new interchange
February 24, 2021
A long-abandoned overpass will be rebuilt as the Wyoming Department of Transportation begins work on a new interchange on Gookin Road west of Rock Springs. The bridge has been closed to traffic since April 2014 when it was struck by a truck carrying an excavator.
The project is scheduled to be completed by June 30, 2023.
The project is also a partnership between WYDOT, the City of Rock Springs and Sweetwater County. The entities involved hope the new interchange will improve traffic flowin the area and provide a direct connection from Interstate 80 to an industrial park near...