The Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project in Sheridan is well underway. The project consists of replacing the existing bridge and redoing several of the surrounding streets to enhance safety and traffic flow in the area.
OSHA just wrapped up nearly three weeks of hearings on a proposed rule to limit workers' exposure to silica dust. Hydraulic fracturing, which is done in Wyoming, was one of the industry exposures examined, along with general construction, masonry and foundries.
An energy company that operates a coal mine 35 miles north of Sheridan and contributes to the technical programs at the community colleges of both Sheridan and Gillette has been recognized nationally for its commitment to education.