The Wyoming Transportation Commission  awarded contracts totaling $35.7 million for eight highway projects around the state Commission during its May meeting in Cheyenne.

Oftedal Construction of Casper submitted the low bid of $12.3 million for reconstruction of 3.5 miles of US 14A on the eastern edge of Cody. It is the final section in a long-term series of projects to widen the entire  24-miles of the highway between Cody and Powell. Oftedal also was the low bidder at $10.8 million for pavement overlays on sections of I-25 and WYO 319 north of Wheatland.

Nearly seven miles of WYO 410 (Robertson Road) south of Mountain View will get a full-depth reclamation under a $5.9 million contract won by LeGrand Johnson Construction of Logan, Utah. McGarvin-Moberly Construction of Worland submitted the low bid of $4.4 million for milling off deteriorating pavement and adding two new layers of pavement on 4.6 miles of US 287 about 13 miles northwest of Sweetwater Station. The work is scheduled to be done by June 30, 2014.

Gale Lim Holdings, of Blackfoot, Idaho, was the low bidder at $2 million for construction of wetlands at four locations along US 26-287 to replace wetlands affected by the reconstruction of the highway between Dubois and Moran Junction.

S&L Industrial of Cowley won a $175,000 contract for bridge rail and guardrail upgrades at two locations on WYO 32 between Lovell and Emblem by Oct. 31. S&L was also awarded a $75,000 contract for for installation of watercraft check station signs on highways at various locations in Crook, Laramie, Sheridan and Uinta counties by Sept. 30. SCI Inc. of Lyman won a $55,000 contract for erosion repairs on WYO 411 (Millburne Road) about one mile east of Millburne by Oct. 31.