FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
Paving scheduled on Thermopolis-area project on Wyoming 120
Asphalt paving is scheduled to begin late next week or the week of Aug. 19 on the $6.67 million highway improvement project directly northwest of Thermopolis.
"Paving operations are dependent upon favorable weather," said Todd Frost, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Cody. "During paving, motorists should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes."
McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co., of Worland is the prime contractor on the 3.28-mile project between mileposts .94 (the northwest edge of Thermopolis) and 4.21.
The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded the project to McGarvin-Moberly last June.
The scope of work on this project includes grading, draining, milling of asphalt, placing crushed gravel, asphalt paving, chip sealing, installing box culvert extensions and guardrail, signing, fencing and other work on 3.28 miles of Wyoming 120 between Thermopolis and Meeteetse.
Contract completion date for the highway improvements is Sept. 30, 2013.
WYDOT contact for this project is Resident Engineer Todd Frost, (307) 587-2220.
For information about this news release, please contact WYDOT Public Relations Specialist Cody Beers at (307) 431-1803.