Hamilton Dome Road Improvements to be Funded by Gas Tax

(Thermopolis, Wyo.) - The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded contracts totaling $12.4 million for seven projects, including three that will be funded through increased fuel tax revenue, during its March meeting. One of those latter projects is in Hot Springs County. Mountain Construction Co. of Lovell was the lowest bidder at $1.6 million for chip sealing work, and guardrail and cattle guard replacement on 5.67 miles on WYO 170, Hamilton Dome Road, west of Thermopolis in Hot Springs County. The work will be paid for with revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase and is scheduled to be finished on Oct. 31, 2016. #springcity #news