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Kilroy LLC awarded $6.9 million WYDOT pavement contract

Transportation Commission awarded a total of $28.7 million in highway contracts in December. Among the contract recipients was Kilroy LLC of Afton.

Kilroy LLC, was the low bidder on a $6.9 million pavement contract on WYO 238 between Auburn and Afton.According to information provided by WyDOT, work crews will “resurface about 12 miles of the road and widen it in certain sections.”

Crews will also “rehabilitate two bridges, replace one bridge with a prestressed bridge and replace two bridges with box culverts.”

The contract completion date is June 30, 2020.

Kilroy’s was also awarded a $1.1 million contract for a “bank rehabilitation project on the east side of the Big Wind River.”

The project will be completed by June 30, 2019.

H-K Contractors was awarded a bid for a chip sealing project in Sublette and Sweetwater counties. The project is set to be completed by July 31, 2019.

Additional contracts awarded by WYDOT this month include:

• More lanes will be added on WYO 50 in the southern section of Gillette to help accommodate increased traffic flow. The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded Simon Contractors, of Cheyenne, an $8.1 million contract for the work.

For the work on WYO 50 in Campbell County, crews will reconstruct a 2-mile section from two lanes into five, with two lanes of travel in each direction and a center turning lane.

In addition, crews will install curbing, gutters, sidewalks, new traffic signals and a bicycle path. The contract completion date is June 30, 2020.

• Knife River, of Cheyenne, won a $5.2 million resurfacing project on U.S. 85 between Cheyenne and Torrington in Laramie County. Crews will resurface about 11 miles of road and replace pipes on a county road with box culverts. The contract completion date is June 30, 2020.

• The Transportation Commission also awarded $4.6 million to Lewis & Lewis Inc., of Rock Springs, for patching projects in several locations in Lincoln, Sublette and Sweetwater counties. The work will be completed by Oct. 31, 2019.