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WYDOT: Over $24 million awarded for seven Wyoming construction projects


CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday, September 21 that the Wyoming Transportation Commission has awarded over $24 million in contracts for seven transportation construction projects in the state.

The commission awarded the contracts during its September 16 meeting.

The largest contract was awarded to Cheyenne-based Knife River. That contract totals $10.7 million for milling and paving work on Interstate 25 in Platte County.

Cheyenne-based contractor Simon Contractors was awarded an $8.5 million contract for milling, paving and bridge rehabilitation work on I-80 in Albany County.

Another multi-million contract was awarded to Worland-based McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co. That $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 was awarded an $890,000 contract to replace signs and conduct other miscellaneous work on I-25 in both Natrona and Converse County.

Lovell-based Mountain Construction Compay was awarded a $690,000 contract for a project that will involve “crushing and stockpiling surface material and other miscellaneous work in Big Horn and Washakie Counties,” WYDOT said.

Casper-based Modern Electric was awarded a $680,000 contract to conduct upgrades to electrical systems and conduct miscellaneous other work in Campbell, Crook, Johnson, Niobrara, Sheridan and Weston Counties.

Casper Electric, Inc. was awarded a $483,000 contract to conduct grading and paving work along with sidewalk replacement, curb and gutter replacement and electrical work on Wyoming Highway 336 in Sheridan County.

Most of the projects were awarded to the lowest bidder, according to WYDOT. The majority of the projects have contracted completion dates of Oct. 31, 2022.

The I-80 project in Albany County has a contracted completion date of June 30, 2023.

The contract awarded to Mountain Construction Company has a completion date of April 30, 2022, and was the only state-funded project awarded during the meeting. The other projects are federally funded.