Transportation Commission awards $14.4 million in highway contracts in April

May 1, 2019

Construction crews will resurface 6 miles of US 16 between Worland and Ten Sleep to improve the road’s surface.

The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded Mountain Construction Co., of Lovell, a $3.5 million contract for surfacing and guard rail work in Washakie County. The commission awarded that and six other contracts totaling $14.4 million at its recent meeting.

For the US 16 work, crews will level the surface, put an overlay on top and then chip seal the surface. They will also replace old guardrail. The contract completion date is June 30, 2020.

Other contracts the commission awarded included bridge rehabilitation, pavement work and shoulder work.

Dietzler Construction Corp., of Yoder, was the low bidder on a $2.9 million bridge rehabilitation project on several structures in Converse, Laramie and Platte counties. The contract completion date is July 31, 2020.

S & S Builders, of Gillette, won a $2 million concrete slab replacement contract. The work will take place on Interstate 80 between Roundtop and Central Avenue and in several locations on state roads in Cheyenne in Laramie County. 

Crews will replace concrete slabs that have deteriorated to improve the road surface. The contract completion date is June 30, 2020.

The commission also awarded S & S Builders a $2 million contract for bridge rehabilitation on six structures in Big Horn and Park counties. 

Crews will perform an overlay on the bridge decks to improve the surface. They will also pave and replace some of the approach slabs. The contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2020.

The commission also awarded contracts for:

  • $1.2 million to Wilson Bros. Construction, of Cowley, for a slope flatting contract at various locations between Manderson and Basin on US 16-20 in Big Horn County by Oct. 31, 2019;
  • $1.3 million to DePatco Inc., of Idaho Falls, Idaho, for a slab replacement contract on parts of I-80 and in Jackson in Teton and Uinta counties by Oct. 31, 2019; and
  • $1 million to Intermountain Slurry Seal Inc., of North Salt Lake, Utah, for a crack seal and chip seal project at various locations on WYO 434 in Washakie County by Aug. 31, 2019.

View a map of the highway contract awards

For additional information about this news release, contact Aimee Inama, senior Public Affairs specialist, at (307) 777-4013.