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Northbound I-15, Idaho Falls to Osgood Stimulus Savings Project

Fast Facts

Location: Interstate 15, north of Idaho Falls
Cost: $2.2 Million
bullet Jobs Created / Sustained: 22


Why it Matters

Interstate 15 is the main north south arterial in eastern Idaho, running 196 miles between Utah and Montana. Leveling and sealing northbound I 15 between Idaho Falls and Osgood will improve the riding surface of this 8.5 mile stretch while helping to prolong its life. Seal coating will increase the highway’s skid resistance for improved vehicle traction in the winter months.

Project Description

This project will consist of overlaying the north bound lane surface between milepost 119 and 128 with a thin layer of asphalt plant mix (asphalt blended with crushed rock). Classified as “heavy maintenance,” the project will also include seal coating and striping.

Current Status

bullet Advertised: October 27, 2009
bullet Bids Opened: November 17, 2009
bullet Contract awarded: December 21, 2009
bullet Contractor: HK Contractors, Inc., Idaho Falls
bullet Construction Start: April 27, 2010
bullet Current Project Phase: Under Construction
bullet Estimated Completion: Summer, 2011

Project News Releases

bullet News Releases: April 29, 2010
bullet Project Materials:

 


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