Wyoming Transportation Commission distributes highway contracts worth $12.2 million

The Wyoming Transportation Commission recently announced that it has awarded 10 different highway projects worth $12.2 million throughout the region.

One of the largest contracts, worth $4 million, was given to Sletten Construction Co. from Great Falls, Montana. The funds will be used to construct a new bridge to cross the Shoshone River between Cody and Powell. The new, two-lane bridge will be located approximately 100 yards downstream from the current single-lane bridge.

A $3.3 million grant to Concrete Foundations Inc. from Douglas will replace the deteriorating pavement on U.S. 430/22. This project will be possible because of the 10-cent fuel tax increase revenue approved during the Commission’s April meeting.

HK Contractors received $1.5 million to finish patching sections of highway in Sweetwater, Uinta, Lincoln, and Teton, and $1.2 million was allocated to S&L Industrial from Crowley to upgrade the guardrails located along sections of highways in Johnson, Campbell, Sheridan, and Crook counties.

Oftedal Construction from Casper bid $1.2 million to upgrade guardrails on approximately 8 miles of WYO 220.

Communities anticipate seeing these changes improve their overall infrastructure and commuting safety.

Organizations in this story

Wyoming Transportation Commission 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

Concrete Foundations Inc 1336 Lake Parker Dr Odessa, FL 33556

Sletten Construction Company 1000 25th St N Great Falls, Mt 59401

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