Flood and landslide repairs ongoing throughout Fremont County

A pair of Fremont County projects are addressing flood and slide repairs on South Pass, near Sinks Canyon, and between Hudson and Riverton.
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Prime contractor 71 Construction of Riverton is currently completing grading, placing crushed gravel base and rock rip rap, and completing other work between Hudson and Riverton. 71 Construction’s work is part of a $639,000 project.
“The contractor (71 Construction) is currently working on the Little Popo Agie River in Hudson, and the Little Wind River and Big Wind River bridges south of Riverton,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation Erik Smith of Lander.
Another project involves grading and other work at various locations between Farson and Lander.

Prime contractor on the $3.47 million project is Oftedal Construction, Inc., of Casper.

“The contractor is currently working on slide repair along Wyoming 28 near South Pass,” Smith said. “We are scheduled to begin work on slides near Lander on Sinks Canyon Road (Wyoming 131) and near the Lander rifle range north of Lander (Wyoming 789).”

Contract completion date for both of the projects is Oct. 31.

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