Wyoming Transportation Commission awards $14.6 million in highway project contracts

Updated Jul 24, 2015


The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded contracts for six highway projects totaling $14.6 million at its July meeting.

The six projects range in values from $207,000 to $5.3 million. These include:

Concrete barrier repair at two locations on U.S. 14A, 24 miles east of Lovell

  • Expected completion: Oct. 31
  • Contractor and value: Reiman Corp., Cheyenne; $207,000

Centerline rumble strip installation on 400 miles of highways in Albany, Campbell, Converse, Fremont, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Sublette, Uinta and Weston counties, on Wyoming (WYO) 59, WYO 50, U.S. 85, U.S. 20-26.

  • Expected completion: Aug. 31, 2016
  • Contractor and value: Surface Preparation Technologies, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; $624,000

Microsurfacing/thin asphalt overlay of an 8-mile stretch of Interstate 80 west of Green River.

  • Expected completion: Oct. 31
  • Contractor and value: Geneva Rock Products, Murray, Utah; $912,000

Installation of a runaway truck arrestor system on WYO 22. The CatchNet system, to be installed on a downgrade of 9.5 percent, uses a series of arrestor cables to stop trucks carrying up to 90,000 pounds traveling up to 90 mph.

  • Expected completion: Oct. 31, 2016
  • Contractor and value: C.M. Owen Construction, Jackson; $3.6 million

Milling and paving of a five mile stretch of I-80 between the base of Telephone Canyon and the Third Street Interchange in Laramie.

  • Expected completion: Oct. 31, 2016
  • Contractor and value: Knife River, Cheyenne; $3.9 million

Rehabilitation and widening of 6 miles of U.S. 189 north of La Barge by grinding off 4 inches of deteriorating pavement, mixing with additives and using the mixture as the base for 4 inches of new pavement, then widening to ad 3-foot safety shoulders.

  • Expected completion: Nov. 30
  • Contractor and value: LeGrand Johnson Construction, Logan, Utah; $5.3 million