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Asphalt milling under way on U.S. 287 highway improvement project east of Lander

Date: 06/20/2013 

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Categories : District News Box
June 20, 2013
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Asphalt milling under way on U.S. 287 highway improvement project east of Lander
 
Asphalt milling started Tuesday on a $4.4 million highway improvement project east of Lander on U.S. 287, according to Erik Smith, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Lander.
 
The Beaver Creek East project includes grading, draining, asphalt milling, placing pit run gravel subbase, chip sealing, bridge deck repairs, fencing and other work on 4.58 miles of U.S. 287 beginning at milepost 55.00 between Lander and Muddy Gap.
 
Milepost 55.00 is 13.2 miles east of the U.S. 287/Wyoming 28 (Rawlins) highway junction, south of Lander.
 
"Motorists should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes during the road and bridge improvements," said Smith. "We appreciate everyone's patience during this highway improvement project."
 
McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co., of Worland is the prime contractor on the Beaver Creek East project. Contract completion date is June 30, 2014.
 
WYDOT contact for this project is Resident Engineer Erik Smith.
 
For information about this news release, contact WYDOT public relations specialist Cody Beers.

 

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