The Wyoming Transportation Commission has approved $23.6 million in contractors for eight highway projects, with three of the projects being funded by revenue from the state’s 10-cent fuel tax increase.
These projects include:
- $7.8 million for pavement milling, replacement and reconstruction on 13 miles of southbound lanes on I-25 from Kaycee to Antelope Creek. Riverside Contracting, Missoula, Montana. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2016.
- $4.4 million for pavement million and replacement of 11 miles of Wyoming 270 near Hartville, with funding provided by the fuel tax. McGarvin-Moberly Construction, Worland, Wyoming. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2016.
- $2.4 million for pavement milling and overlay work on 10 miles of Wyoming 130 near Saratoga and Riverside, also funded by the fuel tax. McGarvin-Moberly. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2016.
- $2.8 million to replace the North Platte River Bridge on Bryan Stock Trail near Casper. Hedquist Construction, Mills, Wyoming. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2016.
- $1.9 million for new road construction to connect Wyoming 50 to Overdale Drive in Gillette. Hedquist Construction. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2016.
- $1.9 million for pavement grinding, paving a 3-inch asphalt layer and curb and gutter replacement on a mile of US 14-16-20 in Cody, funded by the fuel tax. Mountain Construction, Lovell, Wyoming. Estimated completion June 15, 2016.
- $1.66 million for inlet drain installation and other draining and erosion improvements on 15 miles of I-80 near Evanston. DeBernardi Construction, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Estimated completion Oct. 31,2016.
- $708,000 for slide repair (removing and replacing unstable soil) in the median of I-90 and the west side of US 87, both near Sheridan. DRM Inc., Gillette, Wyoming. Estimated completion May 31, 2016.