Wyoming Department of Transportation

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

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...

US 287 southeast of Lander to get pavement overlay

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...