Riverview Road asphalt paving scheduled to begin this week on Thursday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Asphalt paving activities are scheduled to begin later this week on the Riverview Road highway improvement project in Riverton.
Paving subcontractor McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co., of Worland is tentatively scheduled to pave a test strip of asphalt Thursday, and if all goes well, paving activities should gain momentum on Friday.
Estimated asphalt quantities for the Riverview project include 4,990 tons for Riverview Road, 940 tons for the bike path, and 670 tons for approaches to the roadway.
“Paving of this project should take about a week to complete,” said Robert Scheidemantel, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Riverton.
Crews with prime contractor Jerry Bornhoft Construction Co., are continuing efforts at placing crushed gravel base this week on the roadway and new pedestrian path.
Working hours of the prime contractor are 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Traffic is being allowed to pass through the project from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. without being stopped by flaggers. During the remainder of the work day, travelers may encounter delays of up to 15 minutes.
Jerry Bornhoft Construction, Inc.’s scope of work on the Riverview project 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.
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Riverview Road is nearing the paving portion of the project. A test strip is scheduled to be put down this Thursday. The entire paving will take about a week to complete. (Ernie Over photo)

Riverview Road is nearing the paving portion of the project. A test strip is scheduled to be put down this Thursday. The entire paving will take about a week to complete. (Ernie Over photo)