CASPER, Wyoming. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced Tuesday, September 21, that the Wyoming Transportation Commission has awarded more than $ 24 million in contracts for seven transportation construction projects in the state.
The commission awarded the contracts at its September 16 meeting.
The biggest contract went to Knife River of Cheyenne. The contract totals $ 10.7 million for milling and paving work on Interstate 25 in Platte County.
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Cheyenne-based contractor Simon Contractors has won an $ 8.5 million contract for milling, paving and bridge rehabilitation work on I-80 in Albany County.
Another multi-million dollar contract was awarded to Worland-based McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co.. The $ 2.6 million contract is for grading, paving and chip sealing work on a six mile section of Wyoming Highway 120 in Park County.
Cowley-based S&L Industrial, LLC has been awarded an $ 890,000 contract to replace signs and perform other miscellaneous work on I-25 in Natrona and Converse County.
Lovell-based Mountain Construction Compay has been awarded a $ 690,000 contract for a project that will involve “the crushing and storage of surface materials and other miscellaneous work in Big Horn and Washakie counties,” said WYDOT.
Modern Electric, based in Casper, was awarded a $ 680,000 contract to perform electrical system upgrades and various other jobs in Campbell, Crook, Johnson, Niobrara, Sheridan and Weston counties.
Casper Electric, Inc. has been awarded a $ 483,000 contract to perform grading and paving work as well as sidewalk replacement, curb and gutter replacement, and electrical work on Wyoming Highway 336 in Sheridan County .
Most of the projects went to the lowest bidder, according to WYDOT. The majority of projects have contractual completion dates of October 31, 2022.
The I-80 project in Albany County has an expected completion date of June 30, 2023.
The contract awarded to Mountain Construction Company has a completion date of April 30, 2022. It is the only publicly funded project awarded at the meeting. The other projects are funded by the federal government.