HK Contractors of Idaho began milling on Phase II of the Eight Mile Road Project Wednesday morning NW of Riverton. (Ernie Over photo)

(Midvale, Wyo.) – Work on the Phase II, $2-million resurfacing project on the Eight Mile Road northwest of Riverton began in earnest today with milling of the old pavement. In Phase I, some five miles of the heavily used county road was overlayed with new asphalt last year. In Phase II, the remaining sections of the road, from Wyoming 134 at Midvale south to South Irishman Road and from Highway 26 north to the Pilot Canal.

HK Contractors of Idaho was the low bidder. See details of the bid award here.  The project is one of the county’s Optional One Cent Sales Tax Projects.