WYDOT-Industrial Roads Program

Industrial Road Program (IRP)
January 2011
Rich Douglass
WYDOT Local Gov’t. Coordinator
[email protected]
“to assist counties and communities
with economic development efforts.”
State Funding authorized by Statute 24-5-101
Applicant must be a County – Board of County
IRP funds are matched 50-50 by the County
Project request must include a Viewer’s Report
Local match funding may come a variety of sources
IRP is funded $ 4 million/biennium
$ 2 million per fiscal year
A county may receive up to $ 2 million per county per biennium
A county project may be funded for more than one biennium
 Example: $2 M in FY10/11 and
$1.5 M in FY12/13( a total of $ 7 M project w/match)
A county may apply for multiple projects in a biennium – the
total of the requests cannot exceed $2,000,000/biennium
Projects are funded on a first-come, first-served basis
Application Process
County Commissioners submit to WYDOT District Engr. the following:
An adopted County Resolution, with:
A statement of need
Amount of the Request
Accompanying Location Map
Verification of Local Match
Viewer’s Report
A project cost estimate (based on qualified Engineering principles)
Statement addressing who will manage the project
IRP funds can be combined, but …….
in an accompanying location map the section of
the IRP project must be delineated
M.P. 0.00
I.R.P section
M.P. 1.00
E.D.A. section
M.P. 2.00
M.P. 3.00
S.L.I.B. section
M.P. 4.00
USDA Rural section
Fremont County - Lost Cabin/Lysite Gas Plant
Sheridan County - Industrial Park in SE Sheridan
Sweetwater County - Jim Bridger Power Plant Rd. (Point of Rocks)
Laramie County - Campstool Road (accessing distribution facility)
Crook County - “D” Road upgrades (oil/gas field) & Moskee Rd. (Quarry/Logging)
Natrona County - East 2nd Street extension (McMurry Business Park)
Campbell County - Airport access road
Fremont County - Burma Road (oil/gas field) – photo above
Laramie County - Clear Creek Parkway – Industrial Park
Sweetwater County - OCI Trona Plant road & Baxter Road (fertilizer plant)
Sublette County - Calpet Road (gas field)
Big Horn County - WyoBen Bentonite Plant access road
Goshen County - Irrigation District bridge upgrade
Platte County - Pork production facility access & Greyrocks Power Plant Rd.
Lincoln County - Elkol Road – coal mine access road
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