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New Information

red arrow  •  The first wall of the new Hogadon lodge is up!  Construction is moving right along.  Check it out here.

red arrow  •  Keep Casper Beautiful has been awarded a $10,000 tree planting grant from the UPS Foundation.  The grant will be used to replace trees that have been removed from Washington and Conwell Parks.  The trees will be planted this fall by volunteers.

red arrow  •  Campers participating in Summer Adventure Camp at the Casper Recreation Center sure have been busy!  Outside of "usual camp stuff" like swimming, playing games, reading, crafts, and field trips, they have prepared 12 raised garden beds with Big Brothers-Big Sisters, planted fruits and vegetables with Wyoming Food for Thought, visited museums with their Passports to Adventure from the Casper Museum Consortium, and attended Olympic Day where they heard from Olympic Biathlete Rob Rosser.

•  Generation Casper!  The City's year-long project of developing an updated Comprehensive Land Use and Transportation Plan is currently underway.  This plan will set the City's direction for years to come.  Visit the project website at www.generationcasper.org to take an online questionnaire and sign up for occasional project updates.  Also, please consider attending one of the numerous public-input events.  

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 •  "For the great outdoors there's nowhere greater than Wyoming, which offers an abundance of recreational activities, stunning views and wildlife."  Once again, our amazing state is mentioned in a travel publication.  See the article here.


Events

•  Washington Park Pool will host this year's "Double Dipper & Dive" on Friday, July 22nd from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.  Come on out for two hours of family fun with two scoops of ice cream for just $2.00!

•  Enjoy a favorite local tradition with Caspar Collins Day at the Fort.  The city of Casper's namesake will be commemorated on the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Platte Bridge on Saturday, July 23, 2016, with living history demonstrations, hands-on activities, and craft making for kids.  This FREE event will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

•  "Christmas in July" will be held on Monday, July 25th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Paradise Valley Pool.  Whether you've been naughty or nice, be sure to bring the whole family for an evening of FREE swimming!

Issues

•  FY 2017 Transit Changes: Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is implementing changes to the public transportation system.  See the Press Release here.


City Projects

Project Title/Desc.       Status  Estimated Completion
Country Club Road Final paving will be installed from 12th-15th Streets by mid-July with intermittent closures.  Construction being done by Ramshorn Construction. July 2016.
Waterline Replacement Project David Street and Valley Road sites are substantially complete.  Final clean-up is occurring.  Waterline replacement continues on East 8th Street. Early August 2016.
West Yellowstone Highway & Walnut Street Reconstruction Contractor has finished all underground work on Yellowstone and continues work on concrete sidewalk and curb and gutter.  Yellowstone is scheduled to be paved in late June.  Contractor will then start on Walnut Street between Midwest and Yellowstone. September 2016.
Robertson Road Pathway Extension  Project includes installation of a new 10-foot wide concrete pathway to be constructed along Robertson Road from Squash Blossom Road north to the City of Casper’s growth boundary (approx. 3500 linear feet). Design is complete with easement negotiations ongoing. Scheduled to be bid out spring of 2016 with construction to be done this summer.
East 21st Street Concrete placements are ongoing through July moving west between Beverly and McKinley Streets; waterline replacements will take place mid-July through mid-September; final paving will occur in late September or early October; closures will be intermittent.  Construction being done by Hedquist Construction. October 2016.
Bryan Stock Trail Bridge In cooperation with WYDOT, the bridge over the North Platte River at Bryan Stock Trail will be rehabilitated.  Work will continue throughout the spring and summer.  Currently travel is restricted to one lane; construction being done by Hedquist Construction. October 31, 2016.
15th & Elm Streets Improvements Project  Work is anticipated to begin July 2016. End of October 2016.
Fire Station #6 Construction has begun; located on the corner of Iris Street and Valley Drive west of the Paradise Valley swimming pool; construction being done by Caspar Building Systems.  April 2017.
Hogadon Lodge Approximately 70 yards of concrete were poured on June 27, 2016, for the foundation of the new lodge (picture); cement for the first wall has been poured (picture).   October 2017.
     


Community Projects

Project Title/Desc.     

Status

Estimated Completion

Verizon Store Near Kohl's at 5121 East 2nd Street. Summer 2016.
Candlewood Suites Next to the new Denny's in east Casper. Summer 2016.
Poplar Street Interchange Repair project of the Poplar Street interchange on I-25 will begin March 14, 2016; traffic will be restricted to 3 lanes.  June 30, 2016.
Marriott Residence Inn Next to Home Depot. Summer 2016.
Granite 650  Apartment complex west of Hat Six Road. Summer 2016.
Pheasant Ridge Apartments Located at 8th & Beverly. Summer 2016.
Chipotle Restaurant Broke ground June 2, 2016, to begin construction of a 2,680 square-foot building at 4900 East 2nd Street.  More . . . Fall 2016.
Kelly Walsh Swimming Facility Construction started Spring 2016. Spring 2017.
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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