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Asphalt milling work under way on U.S. Highway 287

Jun 23, 2013 - From staff reports

Asphalt milling started Tuesday on a $4.4 million highway improvement project east of Lander on U.S. 287, according to Erik Smith, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Lander.

The Beaver Creek East project includes grading, draining, asphalt milling, placing pit run gravel subbase, chip sealing, bridge deck repairs, fencing and other work on 4.58 miles of U.S. Highway 287 beginning at milepost 55 between Lander and Muddy Gap.

"Motorists should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes during the road and bridge improvements," said Smith.

Contract completion date is June 30, 2014.

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