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Right-of-way fencing project begins north of Worland

WORLAND — More than 72 miles of right-of-way fencing will be replaced in a $1.6 million project currently under way north of Worland alongside U.S. 20.

“The work will take place in 10 different locations throughout the Big Horn Basin,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Michael Miller of Basin.

Other sections of new right-of-way fencing to be built include: Wyoming 36 (mileposts 0.37 to 3.13), Golf Course Road near Basin; U.S. 14/16/20 (mileposts 100.75 to 99.7), north of Greybull; U.S. 310, (mileposts 249 to 257), from Deaver to the Montana state line; Wyoming 120 (mileposts 109 to 111), north of Cody; U.S. 14/16/20 (mileposts 35.83 to 40.65), between Cody and the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park; Wyoming 120 (mileposts 80.2 to 81.20), from U.S. 14/16/20 intersection toward Meeteetse; Wyoming 120 (mileposts 56.5 to 65), Meeteetse Rim between Cody and Meeteetse; Wyoming 290 (mileposts 6.04 to 8.30), west of Meeteetse; and Wyoming 170 (mileposts 6 to 9.74), west of Thermopolis.

Project completion date is Oct. 31, 2020.

Other work set to begin in the Big Horn Basin include:

•A $1.6 million highway rehabilitation project has started directly south of Lovell on U.S. 310.

•A $2.3 million project pavement rehabilitation project through the community of Shell is scheduled to begin about May 1 on U.S. 14.

•A $1.3 million highway rehabilitation project is under way on Wyoming 31 near Hyattville.