A new box culvert is being constructed for a Riverton Valley Irrigation District Canal where it flows under Riverview Road. (Ernie Over photo) 
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A reduced one-day project speed limit of 20 mph will be in effect Wednesday, Dec. 11, on the Riverview Road highway improvement project in Riverton.
Pipe is stacked for a utility replacement.

Pipe is stacked for a utility replacement.

“We are scheduled to be placing a new water main Wednesday across Riverview Road just west of the bridge over the Riverton Valley irrigation canal,” according to Robert Scheidemantel, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Riverton. “There will be a short two-lane detour that will accommodate two-way traffic during placement of this water line.”


Scheidemantel said citizens are invited to attend a 1 p.m. work progress meeting every Thursday at the City of Riverton’s Public Works Building on Monroe Avenue.
The contractor’s scope of work includes grading, draining, milling existing asphalt, placing crushed gravel base, asphalt paving, chip sealing, removal of the existing Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal bridge, curb and gutter, water main replacement, sanitary sewer and electrical improvements, fencing and other work on .94 miles of Riverview Road beginning at milepost 2.16 in the City of Riverton between Rein Road and Augusta Drive.
Contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2014.