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Six WYDOT construction projects awarded over $33.6 million by state transportation commission

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Six Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) construction projects will receive over $33.6 million in contracts from the Wyoming Transportation Commission as awarded in the commissions business meeting December 9.

Four contracts were awarded to in-state contractors and have varying completion dates and locations across the state. There were a total of 14 bids from Wyoming contractors and four from out-of-state ones, with the awarded bids going to the lowest bidder. There were an average of three bids per project.

The contracts listed in a WYDOT release Thursday were:

  • Simon Contractors (Cheyenne) for a project involving grading, paving, wearing course, bridge rehabilitation, guardrail and other work on almost seven miles of the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 in Carbon County. The bid is worth $4.5 million and is expected to be completed in October 2022. The project will be primarily funded by federal dollars.
  • Oftedal Construction, Inc. (Casper) for a project involving grading, paving, slide stabilization rock, aggregate columns and other work on a small section of Wyoming Highway 296 in Park County. The bid is worth nearly $4 million and is expected to be completed in June 2023. The project will be primarily funded by federal dollars.
  • Mountain Construction Company (Lovell) for a project involving grading, milling, paving, chip seal, bridge rehabilitation and other work on approximately 10.5 miles of Wyoming Highway 230 in Carbon County. The bid is worth $5.2 million and is expected to be completed in October 2022. The project will be primarily funded by state dollars.
  • Mountain Construction Company for a project involving grading, milling, paving, guardrail and other work on approximately eight miles of U.S. Highway 14 in Sheridan County. The bid is worth nearly $4.3 million and is expected to be completed in October 2022. The project will be primarily funded by state dollars.
  • Riverside Contracting, Inc. (Missoula, Montana) for a project involving grading, draining, milling, paving, a wearing course, bridge rehabilitation and other work on almost 11 miles of Interstate 25 in Natrona County. The bid is worth almost $14 million and is expected to be completed in July 2023. The project will be primarily funded by federal dollars.
  • Coldwater Group, Inc. (Pleasant View, Utah) for a project involving milling, paving, bridge rehabilitation, guardrail and other work in various locations within Big Horn, Fremont, Hot Springs and Park Counties. The bid is worth $1.76 million and is expected to be completed in November 2022. The project will be primarily funded by federal dollars.

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