Coming Soon: More Roadwork in Wyoming
Almost $60 million in road construction contracts were awarded this month by the Wyoming Transportation Commission (WTC).
During their regular business meeting on Sept. 21, the WTC awarded contracts for six Wyoming Department of Transportation projects in the state. These five are primarily paid for by federal funds:
$27.2 million bid awarded to Rock Springs-based Lewis & Lewis Inc. for a combined project involving milling, paving, structure rehabilitation, storm drainage work, grading, traffic control, and other work on almost 8.5 miles of Interstate 80 both eastbound and westbound between Evanston and Green River. The contracted completion date is Oct. 31, 2025.
$12.79 million bid to Casper-based Oftedal Construction Inc. for another combined project involving roadway reconstruction with sanitary sewer and water work, including storm drainage system work, paving, grading, traffic control, curb and gutter and other work on approximately 0.30 miles of Poplar Street in Casper. The contracted completion date is Nov. 30, 2025.
Almost $10.4 million was awarded to Cheyenne-based Reiman Corp. for a combined project involving bridge replacement work, including bridge demolition, structure replacement, grading, traffic control, and utility conduit work on County Road 22-10 at the bridge over the Snake River. June 30, 2025 is the contract completion date.
Almost $2.9 million bid awarded to Sheridan-based Advanced Electrical Contracting Inc. for a project involving upgrading high mast light towers, including electrical work and traffic control, at various locations within Transportation District 4. June 30, 2025 is the contract completion date.
Casper-based Casper Electric Inc. was awarded a $563,584 bid for a project involving traffic signal installation, including traffic control, grading, paving, and electrical, sidewalk, curb and gutter work on US Highway 14A/Big Horn Avenue in Cody. The contracted completion date is June 30, 2024.
State money will be paying for most of a project in District 5, involving stockpiling chip seal aggregate at various locations. Lovell-based Mountain Construction Company was awarded an $813,976 bid for the project, with a contracted completion date of April 30, 2024.
Almost all WYDOT projects are awarded to the lowest bid.