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Red Arrow   City Projects -  check out the status of all major City projects here!  The City of Casper's Engineering Division is keeping you in the loop with consistent project updates.

  Natrona County is updating its multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan to identify hazards that may have an impact on the county and municipalities.  Provide feedback to the Natrona County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee.  This survey is short and simple, and is intended to gather feedback on concerns about floods, wildfires, winter storms, and other hazards. The survey is open until March 15, 2017.

Participate now and take the survey!  ttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NatronaHMP2017

•  Report potholes and/or missing or damaged street signs online! Simply fill out the online form and the information will be sent to the Streets Division. 

City Media Releases

Red Arrow  •  Public Art Project Seeks Artists!  Keep Casper Beautiful and the Casper Artists’ Guild will be adding new art to downtown Casper. The project will apply original artwork to four downtown traffic signal cabinets.  Additional information is available here.

•  Make a Windsock at Fort Caspar Museum!  Want to turn the Wyoming wind into something fun?  Come to Fort Caspar Museum on Saturday, February 25th, for our monthly hands-on workshop, Fremont Family Funday.  Participants may drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm; no reservations are required.  More information can be found here.

  New recycling depot added to the parking lot of the Casper Family YMCA.  See full details here.

  New Session of Fitness Classes!  A new session of fitness classes offered through the Casper Recreation Center will begin the week of February 20, 2017.  More details can be found here.

•  Super Fun Days at the Casper Recreation Center will be held on Friday, February 17th and Monday, February 20th.  This is an exciting way for kids to enjoy their days off of school!  The Casper Recreation Center has great activities planned for elementary school age children (ages 5-12). Children are fully supervised at all times and leaders are available from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  This press release contains additional details.


•  The World War I poster exhibit “Home Front Posters of the Great War, 1917-1918” is on display at the Fort Caspar Museum through March 25, 2017.   This exhibit consists of thirty framed copies of posters in the collection of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City.  See more details here.

•  Water Safety Instructor Certification Course available at the Casper Family Aquatic Center beginning March 13, 2017.  Find more details here.

•  Lifeguard Training Courses at the Casper Family Aquatic Center will be held in March.  Find additional information here.

  Casper City Council Pre-meetings will be recorded and made available online beginning January 17, 2017.  Full details can be seen here. 

•  Aquatic classes such as adult water exercise, youth learn to swim and safety classes, lifeguarding, and CPR training are offered at the Casper Family Aquatic Center.  All classes are overseen by American Red Cross certified instructors.  Registrations are being taken for all classes.  Full press release here.

•  Don't be left in the dark!  City of Casper announces new Eclipse Hotline.  Questions about City-related items such as permitting, licensing, park uses, camping, and much more should be directed to the Eclipse Hotline at (307) 235-7568 or emailed to Carla Mills-Laatsch at camills@casperwy.gov.  Full news release here.


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Keep your neighborhood lit!  With the days getting shorter, many Casper residents go to work in the dark and come home in the dark.  While not enjoyable, this can make it easier to spot streetlights that are out or flickering.  Streetlight outages are best reported to Rocky Mountain Power by visiting their website at www.rockymountainpower.net.  See full details here.


City Projects

Project Title/Desc.       Status  Estimated Completion
South Center St South Center St. will be closed between 2nd St. and Midwest Ave. for building renovations; closure will occur from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sundays only through March 19th.  Project being done by Keyhole Technologies. March 19, 2017 
2nd Street Concrete Repairs This project corrects miscellaneous concrete items along East 2nd St. between Durbin St. and Venture Way; includes curb and Gutter, valley gutters, and ADA ramps. TBD 
Bryan Stock Trail  This project corrects the settlement north of the North Platte River and south of Metro Rd, and includes replacing a stretch of water main, new curb and gutter, and asphalt surfacing. TBD 
26th Street Improvements From McKinley St. to Sagewood Ave.: this is a mill and fill project with new ADA ramps. TBD  
English Avenue From Poplar St. to Circle Dr: this project installs new curb & gutter, catch basins, and asphalt surfacing. TBD  
Landmark Drive Improvements From Blackmore Rd. to East 2nd St.: this is a “mill and fill” project, where the existing asphalt surface will be milled 2-inches and new asphalt surfacing installed.            TBD 
McKinley Street Underpass   This project upgrades the storm sewer system and surfacing at the McKinley St. underpass at I-25.  TBD 
South Spruce Street From CY Ave. to Collins: the east side of this street was recently upgraded by the school district during the renovations to NCHS. This project will complete the west side of the street, with new curb & gutter, asphalt surfacing, catch basins, and ADA ramps. TBD  
Columbine Improvements From Indian Paintbrush to Carnation St.: this is another mill and fill project, including misc. water and sanitary sewer work, with new ADA ramps. TBD 
K Street Improvements From Center St. to Grant St.: this involves the complete reconstruction of K Street, with new water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer mains, along with enhanced pedestrian connectivity with widened sidewalks. TBD 
East 21st Street

This project is complete between Beverly and Glendale and McKinley; limited access to portions of East 21st Street at various times.  This project is currently in winter shutdown and should resume on or around April 1, 2017. 

Mid-June 2017
15th & Elm Streets Improvements Project  Phase A (Elm from 15th to 13th and 12th to CY) has been completed.  Phase B (15th from Ash to CY) work will begin in the spring of 2017. Construction being done by Grizzly Construction, LLC. Spring 2017
Fire Station #6 Work proceeding according to schedule; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-in work being done in living quarters; site utilities complete with exception of fiber optic tie-in; interior metal stud partition and hard ceiling nearly complete; roofing underlayment is nearly installed; and exterior personnel doors in apparatus bay has begun.  Only footings and foundations for sign and trash enclosure remain.  Updated pictures hereConstruction being done by Caspar Building Systems.  April 2017
Hogadon Lodge

All roofing membrane work is complete; all clearstory windows installed; interior drywall, metal wall paneling, electrical, and HVAC are ongoing.  Wood framing, interior stairs, and main parking grade entrance concrete are finished; fire suppression tank has been vented; and metal roof over administration office and kitchen is installed. New pictures here.

June 2017
     


Community Projects

Project Title/Desc.     

Status

Estimated Completion

Kelly Walsh Swimming Facility Pool will not meet the deadline of September for the scheduled swimming competitions.  Competitions have been moved to Glenrock. Spring 2017
Kelly Walsh High School Dedication ceremony occurred August 22, 2016.  Completion of the total project should be within 18 months.    Spring 2018
David Street Station Civic space located at corner of W. Yellowstone and David Streets; 43,000 square -foot outdoor facility for ice-skating, farmer's markets, concerts, etc.  See the new website for more information.



 

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