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Transportation Commission awards $12.2 million in highway contracts

Transportation Commission awards $12.2 million in highway contracts

Date: 04/29/2015 

Contracts totaling $12.2 million for 10 highway projects around the state, including one made possible by increased fuel tax revenue, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its April meeting in Cheyenne. Sletten Construction Co. of Great Falls, Mont., won the largest of the contracts with the low bid of $4 million to build a new bridge over the Shoshone River near the Willwood Diversion Dam midway between Cody and Powell. The existing bridge passes over the top of the dam and is a single lane. The new bridge will be built about 100 yards downstream and will be wide enough...

Travelers encouraged to use U.S. 20 during West River Road (Wyoming 433) highway improvement project

Travelers encouraged to use U.S. 20 during West River Road (Wyoming 433) highway improvement project

Date: 04/07/2015 

A pair of newly installed signs on U.S. 20 encourage drivers traveling through Worland to consider avoiding a 3.48-mile highway improvement project on West River Road (Wyoming 433).   "Pipe installation and some dirt work is progressing throughout the length of the project," said Dan McAfee, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Worland. "The work zone is mostly within a narrow state right-of-way, so traffic is being delayed for up to 20 minutes."   McAfee said using U.S. 20 during the reconstruction of Wyoming 433 is "good common sense."   "We are encouraging people passing...

Transportation Commission awards $12.8 million in highway contracts

Transportation Commission awards $12.8 million in highway contracts

Date: 03/23/2015 

Contracts totaling $12.8 million for six highway projects around the state, including two to be funded with revenue from the fuel tax increase, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its March meeting in Cheyenne. Cheyenne’s Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries won the largest of the contracts with a bid of $3.2 million for improvements to nearly 4 miles of US 26 (Valley Road) in Torrington. The work will include isolated concrete slab replacement, milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with a new layer of asphalt. Lighting upgrades also are planned and sidewalks...

Aeronautics Commission schedules March 17 teleconference

Aeronautics Commission schedules March 17 teleconference

Date: 03/10/2015 

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission will conduct a teleconference meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m. on March 17. To be included in the teleconference, or for more information about the meeting agenda, the commission or its schedule, please contact the commission secretary at (307) 777-3952. The seven commission members, appointed by the governor for six-year terms, approve grants and loans of state and federal money for airport construction, maintenance, improvements, marketing and air service enhancements. They meet in person quarterly, and conduct teleconferences on the third Tuesday of each of the...

Transportation Commission awards $29.5 million in contracts

Transportation Commission awards $29.5 million in contracts

Date: 02/23/2015 

Contracts totaling $29.5 million for eight projects around the state, including two to be funded through increased fuel tax revenue, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its February meeting in Cheyenne. Nearly 7 miles of I-25, from the Bull Creek bridge south of Buffalo to the I-90 Interchange north of Buffalo, will be improved under a contract won by Riverside Contracting of Missoula, Mont., which submitted the low bid of $16.3 million. The work will include cracking and compacting the deteriorating concrete pavement, which dates back to the late 1960s, and using that...

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