Laramie residents will have the chance to chime in on a future Wyoming Department of Transportation project that will replace another bridge in Laramie.

WYDOT will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 29 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Laramie Fire Station No. 3, at 2374 Jefferson Street.

WYDOT will be accepting public comments on its plan to replace the Curtis Street Bridge in 2023. The new bridge is being planned to be wider than the current bridge, to better accommodate pedestrians and bicycles.

While design work has not begun on this project, WYDOT is looking for input from local residents and businesses at the meeting.

Comments that WYDOT is seeking include how construction will effect commutes and other topics such as pedestrian and bicycle accommodation. Comments on other WYDOT-related topics will be accepted as well and WYDOT engineers will be present at the meeting to answer any questions about the project.

When construction does begin, WYDOT says it is possible that traffic will not be able to cross over I-80 at Curtis Street. WYDOT will establish detours to access both sides of the interchange.

Written comments are also being accepted. Residents who wish to submit a written comment can email it to matthew.murphy@wyo.gov or mailed to WYDOT – Attn: Matt Murphy, 3411 S. 3rd Street Laramie, WY 82070.