Public Meetings

Virtual Open House

On February 21 and 22, 2024, WYDOT held public meeting open houses to share project progress and solicit your input. If you were unable to attend one of these in-person meetings, or would like to revisit the information, you may view the virtual open house to learn about the range of alternatives being considered to improve the WY-22 corridor and find out about next steps and project schedule.

  • Learn about the range of alternatives being considered to improve the WY-22 corridor ​
  • Find out about next steps and project schedule​
  • Share your input

Project Advisory Committee (PAC)

An important part of the WY 22 Corridor Project planning and NEPA process is extensive public participation. WYDOT is encouraging a collaborative approach that involves all stakeholders to develop a transportation facility that fits into its surroundings and preserves scenic, aesthetic, historic, and environmental/wildlife resources while improving safety and mobility.

A major part of our public involvement program is the formation of a Project Advisory Committee (PAC). The purpose of the PAC is to provide input on various elements of the project, including identifying issues important to the community and providing feedback on project goals and alternatives.

The PAC functions as a liaison between WYDOT and the community as a whole and helps generate interest in and knowledge about the project. This helps ensure opinions, values, and concerns of the community are shared with the project team, and that information developed by the team is distributed to the broader public.

It is important that the PAC be representative of all the varied interests and viewpoints that exist within the project area. The PAC is comprised of volunteers who represent a variety of local interests, such as corridor residents, businesses, commuters, environmental/wildlife interest groups, emergency services, town and county government, and others with a stake in the project’s outcome. This group ensures that project solutions balance community, technical and long‐range planning needs. The PAC will provide input at key project milestones throughout the planning process. See a list of PAC members here. If you would like to contact a member of the PAC, please do so using the [email protected] email address. 

Roles of PAC Members

  • Communicate local issues related to the project area with the project team.
  • Serve as communication link with their communities.
  • Help ensure that community values and environment (context) are considered.
  • PAC members provide input on project deliverables to the Project Leadership Team (PLT), which is responsible for project decision making.

Responsibilities of PAC members

  • Commit to attending as many PAC meetings as possible, to negotiating with all stakeholders, and to represent your interest group in good faith.
  • Provide perspective and input on study data, processes, methods, and technical analysis to inform project development process​.
  • Identify community, wildlife, environmental, economic, and transportation issues.
  • Share information with constituents from your interest group and encourage broader community input​.
  • Provide perspective and concerns from the public and the interest groups you represent to WYDOT and PAC​.
  • Serve as a liaison between WYDOT and the public.
  • Review and comment on pending decisions and actions.
  • Notify WY 22 Corridor project team in a timely manner if you are unable or unwilling to continue to server on the PAC.​

Five PAC meetings have been held to date

PAC Meeting 5 – April 29, 2024

The 5th Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting for the WY 22 Corridor Project was held as a virtual (Microsoft Teams) meeting on April 29, 2024. The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Review the results of Public Meeting #2, including public input received on the alternatives
  • Review the results of the Level 1 Alternatives Screening and how public input on the alternatives shared at public meeting #2 was considered.

Ten of the 12 PAC members were in attendance. Click here for the presentation shared with meeting attendees and the meeting summary

PAC Meeting 4 – December 11, 2023

The 4th Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting for the WY 22 Corridor Project was held as a virtual (Microsoft Teams) meeting on December 11, 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Review Draft Range of Alternatives Memo
  • Provide the PAC an overview of the draft public meeting materials for public meeting #2

All 12 of the PAC members were in attendance. Click here for for the meeting summary

PAC Meeting 3 – December 11, 2023

The 3rd Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting for the WY 22 Corridor Project was held as a virtual (Microsoft Teams) meeting on December 11, 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Review, in greater detail, the Alternatives Evaluation Process shared at PAC Meeting #2
  • Discuss the criteria for evaluating the project alternatives to be considered.

Ten of the 12 PAC members were in attendance. Click here for the presentation shared with meeting attendees and the meeting summary

PAC Meeting 2 – October 4, 2023

The 3rd Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting for the WY 22 Corridor Project was held as a virtual (Microsoft Teams) meeting on December 11, 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Review, in greater detail, the Alternatives Evaluation Process shared at PAC Meeting #2
  • Discuss the criteria for evaluating the project alternatives to be considered.

Ten of the 12 PAC members were in attendance. Click here for the presentation shared with meeting attendees and the meeting summary.

PAC Meeting 1 – July 19, 2023

The second PAC meeting was held October 4, 2023, at the Teton County Library in Jackson. The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Provide a brief overview of the basics of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and how it affects decision-making with this transportation project (NEPA 101),
  • Discuss the project purpose and need statement. PAC input from Meeting 1 resulted in revised language. Discuss project goals. PAC members participated in a group exercise to determine appropriate goals for the project.
  • Introduce the alternatives screening process

Ten of the 12 PAC members were in attendance.

Click here for the presentation shared with meeting attendees and the meeting summary.

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