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Fulton named assistant chief engineer

Fulton named assistant chief engineer

Date: 01/27/2016 

Keith Fulton of Cheyenne has been named WYDOT’s assistant chief engineer for engineering and planning.  Fulton moves to his new position after serving as state bridge engineer since 2010. He replaces Gregg Fredrick, who assumed duties as WYDOT chief engineer late last year. A Riverton native, Fulton earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming. While he was student, he worked for the UW Civil Engineering Department. He first worked for the Wyoming Highway Department during the summer of 1989 as a temporary employee based in Laramie. He joined the...

Transportation Commission awards $26 million in highway contracts

Transportation Commission awards $26 million in highway contracts

Date: 12/14/2015 

Contracts totaling $26.4 million for six highway projects around the state, including three to be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its December meeting in Jackson. Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries of Cheyenne was the low bidder at nearly $6.9 million for improvements to 7.6 miles of Interstate 25 north of the Iron Mountain Interchange north of Cheyenne. The work will include milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with a new layer of pavement, replacement of some concrete slabs and rehabilitation work...

Transportation commission awards $23.6 million in highway contracts

Transportation commission awards $23.6 million in highway contracts

Date: 11/23/2015 

Contracts totaling $23.6 million for eight highway projects around the state, including three to be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its November meeting in Cheyenne. Riverside Contracting of Missoula, Mont., submitted the low bid of $7.8 million for improvements to nearly 13 miles of the southbound lanes of Interstate 25 from about 1 mile south of Kaycee north to Antelope Creek. The work will include milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with a new layer of pavement, along with isolated reconstruction....

Transportation Commission awards nearly $32 million in highway contracts

Transportation Commission awards nearly $32 million in highway contracts

Date: 10/19/2015 

Contracts totaling $31.9 million for nine highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its October meeting in Cheyenne. Lewis & Lewis Inc. of Rock Springs won the largest of the contracts with the low bid of $8.7 million for milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with a new layer of pavement on a 12-mile section of Interstate 80 about 12 miles west of Green River. The project also will include bridge deck rehabilitation work, and the contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2016. Casper’s Oftedal Construction was the low bidder at $8.1...

Restored Lincoln bust returned to pedestal overlooking I-80

Restored Lincoln bust returned to pedestal overlooking I-80

Date: 09/25/2015 

The newly restored bust of Abraham Lincoln is back on its granite perch at the Summit Rest Area overlooking the highest point on Interstate 80. The 56-year-old sculpture underwent about two weeks of restoration work at the Eagle Bronze foundry in Lander. “We spent seven days, two shifts a day removing the oxide from the surface of the bronze, Eagle Bronze owner Monte Paddleford said. “Once that was completed, we put on two coats of a lacquer that we use on outdoor sculptures. Then we added another coat of an epoxy-like coating similar to what you would see on cars or aircraft to give it more endurance...

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