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US 30 pavement overlay and shoulder widening to be paid for with increased fuel tax revenue

US 30 pavement overlay and shoulder widening to be paid for with increased fuel tax revenue

Date: 01/16/2015 

Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries of Cheyenne  won a $5.9 million contract for shoulder widening and a new layer of pavement on 6.6 miles of US 30 in Rock River and to the north. The shoulders will be widened to 6 feet from the current 1-2 feet to improve safety, and culverts will be replaced to improve drainage. The project will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase. With a final chip seal to follow next year, the contract completion date is July 31, 2016.

US 287 southeast of Lander to get pavement overlay

US 287 southeast of Lander to get pavement overlay

Date: 02/23/2015 

LeGrand Johnson Construction of Logan, Utah, was the low bidder at $4.9 million for improvements to nearly 5 miles of US 287 about 15 miles southeast of Lander. The work will include a new layer of pavement over the entire section and areas of full reconstruction at the south end of the project, where bentonite under the road is causing frost heaves that damage the pavement. Trenches lined with waterproof fabric will be used under the reconstructed road sections to prevent future heaves. The project will be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and it is scheduled to be done by...

Pavement overlay portion of US 26 project to be paid for with 10-cent fuel tax revenue

Pavement overlay portion of US 26 project to be paid for with 10-cent fuel tax revenue

Date: 03/23/2015 

Cheyenne’s Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries won a $3.2 million contract 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 and curbs will be upgraded to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. The pavement overlay portion of the project between Main Street and County Road 53G will be funded with $783,000 in revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase. The contract completion date...

WYO 28 pavement overlay to be paid for with fuel tax increase money

WYO 28 pavement overlay to be paid for with fuel tax increase money

Date: 03/23/2015 

Worland’s McGarvin-Moberly Construction won a $1.97 million contract to grind off deteriorating pavement and replace it with a new layer of asphalt on nearly 4 miles of WYO 28 in the Red Canyon area about 11 miles south of Lander. The project will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and the contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2016.

US 20-26-87 pavement overlay scheduled in Douglas

US 20-26-87 pavement overlay scheduled in Douglas

Date: 04/29/2015 

Concrete Foundations Inc. of Douglas was the low bidder at $3.3 million for a contract to mill off deteriorating pavement and replace it with new pavement on US 20-26-87 (Richards Street) between Fourth Street and Mesa Drive in Douglas. The work will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase. A final layer of pavement will follow next year, with a contract completion date of June 30, 2016.

US 14-16-20 pavement overlay planned west of Cody

US 14-16-20 pavement overlay planned west of Cody

Date: 06/01/2015 

Pavement and bridge rehabilitation work will be completed on 4.5 miles of US 14-16-20 about 14 miles west of Cody under a $3.4 million contract won by low bidder Riverside Contracting of Missoula, Mont. The work will include rehabilitation of the Shoshone River and Trout Creek bridges at each end of the project, and a new layer of asphalt between the bridges. It will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and the contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2016.

WYO 376 bridges in Rock Springs to be rehabilitated with 10-cent fuel tax money

WYO 376 bridges in Rock Springs to be rehabilitated with 10-cent fuel tax money

Date: 09/22/2015 

Cheyenne's Reiman Corp. and Subsidiary submitted the low bid of $2.3 million for deck rehabilitation work on three bridges on WYO 376 (South Belt Loop) in Rock Springs. The bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the west end of the highway will be closed for a complete deck replacement. Once the bridge is closed, the contractor will have 60 days to complete that work. The work will be paid for with 10-cent fuel tax revenue, and the contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2016.

WYO 270 north of Hartville will be improved using 10-cent fuel tax revenue

WYO 270 north of Hartville will be improved using 10-cent fuel tax revenue

Date: 11/24/2015 

Worland’s McGarvin-Moberly Construction was the low bidder at $4.4 million for improvements to nearly 11 miles of WYO 270 just north of Hartville. The work will be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase and include milling off deteriorating pavement and replacing it with a new layer of pavement, and replacement of guardrail. The project is expected to be done by Oct. 31.

WYO 130-230 to get pavement overlay

WYO 130-230 to get pavement overlay

Date: 11/24/2015 

McGarvin-Moberly Construction of Worland won a $2.4 million contract for a pavement milling and overlay project on 10 miles of WYO 130-230 from about 7 miles south of Saratoga to just north of Riverside. The project will be paid for with 10-cent fuel tax revenue and is scheduled for completion by Oct. 31.

US 14-16-20 in Cody to get new pavement

US 14-16-20 in Cody to get new pavement

Date: 11/24/2015 

Lovell’s Mountain Construction Co. submitted the low bid of $1.9 million to grind off deteriorating pavement and replace it with three inches of new asphalt on a mile of US 14-16-20 (Sheridan Avenue and Eighth Street) in Cody. The work also will include repairing damaged curbs and gutter, and modifications to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The work between the 10th Street and Conifer Lane intersections is expected to begin in March and be completed by June 15. It will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase.

US 85 north of Cheyenne to get pavement overlay

US 85 north of Cheyenne to get pavement overlay

Date: 12/15/2015 

Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries submitted the low bid of $3.2 million to mill off deteriorating pavement and replace it with a new layer of pavement on eight miles of US 85 about 12 miles northeast of Cheyenne. The work also will include drainage improvements to prevent water from covering the highway during rainstorms. The project will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent-fuel-tax increase, and the contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2016.  

US 26 west of Riverton to get pavement overlay, bridge rehabilitation

US 26 west of Riverton to get pavement overlay, bridge rehabilitation

Date: 12/15/2015 

Lander’s High Country Construction won a nearly $5 million contract for a pavement overlay, bridge rehabilitation and safety improvements on four miles of US 26 west of Riverton. The work will include rehabilitation of the bridges over Winchester Draw and the Big Wind River, flattening of shoulder slopes and a final chip seal. The project will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and the contract completion date is June 30, 2017.  

Passing lanes planned for US 20-26 west of Casper

Passing lanes planned for US 20-26 west of Casper

Date: 12/15/2015 

Five passing lanes will be added to US 20-26 between Casper and Waltman under a $3.5 million contract won by Cheyenne’s Knife River. Three of the passing lanes will be for eastbound traffic, and two for westbound. The project will be funded with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and the work is scheduled to be complete by Oct. 31, 2016.

WYO 59 passing lanes to be built with 10-cent fuel tax revenue

WYO 59 passing lanes to be built with 10-cent fuel tax revenue

Date: 01/26/2016 

Hedquist Construction of Mills submitted the low bid of $6.5 million to add seven passing lanes to WYO 59 between Bill and Wright. Four of the passing lanes will be for northbound traffic and three for southbound. The project will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent-fuel-tax increase, and the contract completion date is Oct. 31.

Pavement preservation work on WYO 24 to be paid for with fuel tax increase revenue

Pavement preservation work on WYO 24 to be paid for with fuel tax increase revenue

Date: 01/26/2016 

Worland’s McGarvin-Moberly Construction won a $2.3 million contract to grind off deteriorating pavement and replace it with a new layer of pavement on 9.5 miles of WYO 24 from about 5 miles south of Hulett to about 3 miles north of town. The work will be paid for with 10-cent-fuel-tax revenue, and will include repairs to the bridge over the Belle Fourche River, and improvements to sidewalks to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. The contract completion date is Oct. 31, and it includes requirements that traffic be restored to normal during the Hulett Rodeo, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and...

Bridge rehabilitation work in Casper area to be funded with 10-cent fuel tax money

Bridge rehabilitation work in Casper area to be funded with 10-cent fuel tax money

Date: 02/23/2016 

Cheyenne’s Reiman Corp. was the low bidder at $1.95 million to complete rehabilitation work on three bridges in Natrona County. The US 20 bridges over Casper Creek and the abandoned C&NW Railroad tracks in Mills will get a new layer of concrete pavement and other repairs. The F Street Bridge over the Platte River in Casper will get a new expansion joint. The work will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, and is scheduled to be done by Oct. 31, 2016.

US 310 paving made possible by increased fuel tax revenue

US 310 paving made possible by increased fuel tax revenue

Date: 02/23/2016 

Lovell’s Mountain Construction Co. was awarded a $1.4 million contract to add a new layer of pavement to 4.5 miles of US 310 north from the Little Dry Creek Bridge about 7 miles northwest of Greybull. The work will be funded with 10-cent fuel tax revenue and is scheduled to be done by Oct. 31, 2016.

WYO 170 improvements planned in 2016

WYO 170 improvements planned in 2016

Date: 03/24/2016 

Mountain Construction Co. of Lovell was the lowest bidder at $1.6 million for chip sealing work, and guardrail and cattle guard replacement on 5.67 miles on WYO 170, Hamilton Dome Road, west of Thermopolis in Hot Springs County. The work will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase and is scheduled to be finished on Oct. 31, 2016.

US 85 pavement preservation work planned

US 85 pavement preservation work planned

Date: 03/24/2016 

Simon Contractors of Cheyenne won an $862,000 contract for chip sealing work on US 85. WYDOT will complete 10 miles of work in various locations on US 85 from the Laramie/Goshen County line to the railroad tracks in Torrington. The agency will also complete the work in various locations in the town of LaGrange. The work will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase and is scheduled to be completed by Aug. 31, 2016.

US 16 microsurfacing contract awarded

US 16 microsurfacing contract awarded

Date: 03/24/2016 

Intermountain Slurry Seal of Watsonville, Calif. was the low bidder at $585,000 for microsurfacing work on 6.92 miles on US 16 starting at Osage and heading west toward Upton. WYDOT uses microsurfacing, which is typically a mix of oil and sand, to seal cracks and provide friction to a road. Motorists should expect some delays. The work will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase and is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 30, 2016.

WYO 296 north of Cody to get chip seal, bridge rehabilitation, slide repairs

WYO 296 north of Cody to get chip seal, bridge rehabilitation, slide repairs

Date: 04/26/2016 

Oftedal Construction Inc. of Casper was the low bidder at $3.8 million for a project north of Cody that involves leveling and chip sealing on 13 miles of WYO 296, the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway. The project also will include repairing the Pat O’Hara bridge, and  pavement rehabilitation and slide repair work in Paint Creek Canyon. The project is being paid for with 10-cent fuel-tax revenue, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2017.

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