WYO 116 improvements funded by fuel tax revenue
Pavement overlay work will be undertaken on a 5.1-mile section of WYO 116 south of Sundance by High Country Construction, Inc., of Lander. The $6.9 million project includes minor widening and replacement of the bridge over Inyan Kara Creek. The contract completion date is June 30, 2015.
US 89 project in Afton to be funded with 10-cent fuel tax revenue
A three-mile section of US 89 through Afton will get a new layer of pavement under a $2.7 million contract awarded to DePatco Inc. of St. Anthony, Idaho. The work will include sidewalk replacement and new sidewalks at the south end of the project. The project is one of 19 WYDOT expects to be able to fund with the additional fuel tax revenue the department is projected to receive this year. The contract completion date is Oct. 31.
Lovell Main Street repairs to be funded with additional fuel tax revenue
Cheyenne’s Reiman Corp. won a $4.9 million to replace and repair damaged concrete slabs on a mile of US 14A-WYO789 (Main Street) in Lovell. The road repairs account for $2.4 million of the total contract and will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase. Also included in the contract is replacing water and sewer lines under the road at a cost of $2.5 million. That will be paid for by the town of Lovell. The contract completion date is Oct. 31.
US 287 project made possible by increased fuel tax revenue
Casper’s Oftedal Construction was the low bidder at $4.3 million for a contract to rebuild a 2.3-mile section of US 287 at Diversion Dam Junction west of Riverton. The work will address problems with unstable soils under the highway by installing three layers of geogrid, a heavy plastic mesh, in the soil before the road section is rebuilt. The project will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and the contract completion date is June 30, 2015.
10-cent fuel tax revenue funding bridge rehabilitation
Thirteen bridges on highways in Big Horn, Fremont, Hot Springs, Park and Washakie counties will be rehabilitated under a contract won by Gerber Construction of Lehi, Utah, with the low bid of $2.9 million. The project will be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase and the completion date is Sept. 30, 2015.
WYO 433 to get pavement overlay and widening
Three-and-a-half miles of WYO 433 north of Worland will get a new layer of pavement and widened shoulders under a $5.7 million contract awarded to Oftedal Construction of Casper on Sept. 18, 2014. The contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2015.