WYDOT wraps up erosion repair project at Big Wind River bridge

The $1.15 million erosion repair project wrapped up in April adjacent to the Big Wind River bridge west of Riverton on US 26. Kilroy, LLC, of Afton, is the prime contractor. More than 15,500 cubic yards of pit-run rocks and dirt were placed along the north side of the Big Wind River riverbank, along with more than 6,000 cubic yards of rocks, to combat future river erosion at the Big Wind River bridge....

Chip sealing scheduled this week on WYO 30 between Basin and Otto

A $1.5 million pavement improvement project continues this week with chip sealing between Otto and Basin on WYO 30. The WYO 30 project begins at milepost 106, east of Otto, and ends at milepost 112, west of Otto. Otto is about 11 miles west of Basin on WYO 30. Prime contractor is Mountain Construction of Lovell. "Travelers should expect 20-minute traffic delays during chip sealing operations," said...

WYO 132 highway improvements gain speed with favorable weather conditions

Work on the $14.63 million WYO 132 (Blue Sky Highway) highway improvement project has picked up as favorable weather patterns have been the norm for the past two weeks.  The project, between US 287 and Ethete, includes grading, draining, milling asphalt pavement, placing gravel pit run and crushed gravel, asphalt paving, chip sealing, electrical work and other work on seven miles of WYO 132 north of...

WYO 135 pavement improvement project begins Monday southeast of Riverton; second project begins near Shoshoni in July

The first of two pavement improvement projects near Riverton is scheduled to kick off Monday on WYO 135, southeast of Riverton. Prime contractor Century Companies Inc., of Lewiston, Montana, is scheduled to begin milling WYO 135 asphalt pavement on Monday, according to Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Robert Scheidemantel of Riverton. The $2.72 million Sand Draw project begins...

Webbwood Road closed Friday morning for pavement milling

Milling of existing pavement on Webbwood Road, east of North Federal Boulevard, will force a six-hour closure between Pure Gas Road and North Federal on Friday morning, June 14. Webbwood Road is scheduled for closure between 6 a.m. and noon Friday. The closure will impact the southern entrance to Walmart off Webbwood Road. Trucks and traffic will still be able to access Walmart off North Federal Boulevard...