Commission awards $14 million in highway contracts in December

December 12, 2016

Construction crews will be repairing a section of CY Avenue in Casper and US 20/26/87 near Evansville in Natrona County this spring.

The Wyoming Transportation Commission during its meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8 awarded the mill and overlay contracts to Knife River of Cheyenne, which was the lowest bidder. The contracts were two of seven the commission awarded totaling $14 million.

For the $3.4 million CY Avenue (WYO 220) contract, crews will be working on 2.5 miles of that section of road between Robertson Road and Wyoming Boulevard. Besides the mill and overlay, crews will replace three existing traffic signals with new ones on CY Avenue. The contract completion date is June 30, 2018.

For the $2.6 million US 20/26/87 contract, crews will complete 4 miles of mill and overlay work. The contract is being paid for with 10-cent fuel-tax revenue, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2017.

The rest of the contracts the commission awarded included guardrail work, patching, slab replacement and other work throughout the state.

McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co. of Worland was the low bidder on a $3.6 million mill and overlay contract on 11 miles of WYO 120 between Meeteetse and Cody in Park County. The work is being paid for with 10-cent fuel-tax revenue, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2018.

Knife River won a $1.8 million chip seal contract for work in Campbell, Crook and Sheridan counties. The work will be completed on WYO 332 and WYO 338 in Sheridan County, US 212, WYO 24 and US 14 in Crook County and sections of I-90 on the west side of Gillette in Campbell County. The contact completion date is Sept. 30, 2017.

S & S Builders of Gillette was the low bidder on a $1.3 million concrete slab replacement contract on 5 miles of east and west bound lanes of I-90 between Sundance and the South Dakota state line. The work is needed due to cracking in the concrete. The contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2017.

Also awarded by the commission were contracts for:

  • $1.1 million to DePatco Inc., of St. Anthony, Idaho, for patch work on WYO 390 and US 189/191 in Teton County, US 189/191 and US 191 in Sublette County, US 89 and US 30 in Lincoln County and WYO 28 in Sweetwater County by Oct. 31, 2017; and
  • $558,600 to K’s Construction Inc. of Powell for guardrail work between Daniel Junction and Hoback Junction in Hoback Canyon by Oct. 31, 2017.