FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Second half of Cowley project is near
Rotomilling of existing asphalt pavement is scheduled this week on the second half on the $6.6 million Cowley Streets Improvement Project, and dirt work is expected to begin next week.
“We are finishing up curb and gutter, sidewalk and approach tie-ins on the first half of the project, and a dust control agent has been applied to the crushed gravel base,” said Ben Steed, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Basin.
Steed said storm sewer installation up 4th Street, work on the bike path, electrical conduit installation for decorative lighting, and facade work is continuing.
“Next week, dirt work will begin on the second half of the project,” Steed said.
Work on the project will shut down from July 23 to July 26 for Cowley Pioneer Days.
The 2009 Cowley Streets Improvement Project includes grading, draining, removal and replacement of surfacing, sidewalk, curb and gutter, guardrail, placing crushed gravel, asphalt paving, concrete pavement, storm sewer, landscaping, electrical systems, fencing, and other work on 1.5 miles of US 310 beginning at reference marker 241.73 in the town of Cowley in Big Horn County.
The project completion date is June 30, 2010.
MEDIA: For questions about this news release, contact Cody Beers, WYDOT District 5 public involvement specialist, at 856-1341.