FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Asphalt pavement overlay project to begin on Sand Draw Road
A $4.26 million asphalt pavement overlay project is scheduled to begin next week between Riverton and Sweetwater Station on Wyoming 135, according to Erik Smith, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Lander.
“Prime contractor LeGrand Johnson Construction Co., of Logan, Utah, is scheduled to begin roadway shoulder work on Monday, Aug. 9,” Smith said.
Weather permitting, paving is scheduled to begin Aug. 23.
“During paving, travelers should expect traffic delays, and traffic will be moved through the project during paving with pilot vehicles,” Smith said.
Smith said the project will take approximately seven weeks to complete. The chip seal is expected to completed next year.
The highway improvements will take place between mileposts .15 and 17.7 on Wyoming 135. Milepost .15 is located at the intersection of Sand Draw and Gas Hills roads at the southern edge of Riverton.
Completion date for the Sand Draw Road improvements is June 30, 2011.
LeGrand Johnson Construction Co., is responsible for grading, draining, and milling asphalt pavement; and placing pit run subbase, asphalt pavement surfacing, chip sealing and other work on Wyoming 135.
MEDIA: For questions about this news release, contact Cody Beers, WYDOT District 5 Public Involvement Specialist, at 856-1341.