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WYDOT Announces Construction Projects

Wed October 10, 2018 - West Edition #21
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The Wyoming Department of Transportation announces construction projects within Park County.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation announces construction projects within Park County.

As proposed, in fiscal year 2019 the federal government would pay $17.52 million of $21.01 million to pay for Wyoming Department of Transportation construction projects within Park County.

Another $3.4 million would come from the State of Wyoming.

Projects include:

  • Pavement rehabilitation at the Pitchford-Wood River West section, Meeteetse, 2.22 mi., $2.54 million;
  • Chief Joseph Highway slide repair, .11 mi., $6 million;
  • Railroad work along Park County Road 10 and Lane 17, $168,000;
  • Reconstruction of 1.6 mi. of the Beartooth Highway, Tiger Grant, $14.6 million; and
  • Pavement rehab of Meeteetse Rim section, 5.14 mi., $3.1 million.

In 2020, the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program lists transportation and airport projects totaling $11.88 million. Pavement work is planned for 1.18 mi. of U.S. 14-16-20 in Cody and 7.21 mi. between Cody and Meeteetse.

Beyond 2020, the STIP proposes:

  • Reconstruction of the Pat O'Hara Creek section, Cody to Montana, 3.35 mi., to be completed in 2021;
  • New construction of Cougar Avenue starting at Cody Middle School and running between Freedom Street and the Powell Highway, to be completed in 2021;
  • Pavement rehab on the Shoshone River Bridge between Cody to Ralston, 2.11 mi., to be completed in 2022;
  • Pavement rehab Meeteetse to Cody, 6.2 mi., to be completed in 2022;
  • Pavement rehab Cody to Greybull, Eagle Pass section, 14.82 mi., to be completed in 2023;
  • Pavement rehab Yellowstone to Cody, Buffalo Bill Reservoir, 5.28 mi., to be completed in 2023;
  • Pavement resurface Chief Joseph Highway, Sunlight-Swamp Lake location, 8.35 mi., to be completed in 2024; and
  • Drainage repair, Yellowstone National Park to Cody, .36 mi., to be completed in 2024.