Posts From November, 2014

Culvert Replacement Temporarily Closes 500 Road near Albany 

Media Contact:  Aaron Voos, (307) 745-2323

(LARAMIE, Wyo.)  November 3, 2014 – A temporary, two-day closure of Forest Road 500 on the Medicine Bow National Forest will occur Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4-5, of this week.

U.S. Forest Service crews will be replacing a worn-out culvert just west of the junction of the 500 road with Forest Road 513, which is approximately two miles west of Albany, Wyo.

Forest users in this area of the Laramie Ranger District (LRD) should be aware of the short-term closure and should plan accordingly. Alternate routes to circumvent the closure are available to the south using the 513, 517, 512 and 543 roads.


Posted by IT Department November 03, 2014

County test of the Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren System 


Public Service Announcement

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT - (November 3, 2014)

 The Albany County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the Outdoor Warning Siren system promptly at 10:00 a.m. Friday November 7th, 2014 for all Albany County Sirens located in Laramie, Rock River, Centennial and Albany. The warning system will sound a steady signal for a period of 1 to 3 minutes. 

During an actual emergency, when residents hear the sirens they should take cover immediately and tune into a local radio or television station to receive additional emergency information. Residents should not call 911 or local emergency officials for information as this tie’s up telephone lines needed for emergency operations. The sirens are an all-hazards emergency warning system and are intended to warn residents of any life threatening situation in the area.


Posted by IT Department November 03, 2014 Categories: EMA