FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Guardrail project scheduled to begin next week near Meeteetse
A $595,000 highway guardrail upgrade project is scheduled to begin next week in Park County.
S&L Industrial of Cowley was awarded a contract last November to remove and replace guardrail on the Meeteetse-Pitchfork Road (Wyoming 290), Chief Joseph Scenic Highway (Wyoming 296), and South Fork Road (Wyoming 291).
“The project will update existing guardrail and address erosion issues,” said Todd Frost, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Cody.
S&L’s schedule calls for starting work on the Meeteetse-Pitchfork Road next week between mileposts 8.686 and 8.895.
“Motorists can expect one-way traffic controlled with traffic signals, and there will be traffic delays on the project,” Frost said. “During the work on Meeteetse-Pitchfork Road, there will be a 12-foot width restriction in effect beginning March 15. This portion of the project will also include shoulder widening work.”
Work on Chief Joseph Scenic Highway is scheduled between mileposts 18.986 and 19.324, and work on South Fork Road is scheduled between mileposts 0.105 and 2.414.
WYDOT contact for this project is Resident Engineer Todd Frost, 587-2220.
MEDIA: For questions about this news release, contact Cody Beers, WYDOT District 5 public involvement specialist, at 856-1341.