New restaurants, hotels springing up in Casper

Casper, WY – Construction is booming in Casper.
Two hotels, a home improvement store and several restaurants are
either being built or will soon be under construction in the Oil
Doug Barrett is Casper's building inspector and permitting
manager. He says it's been quite a year for construction in Casper.
The restaurants being built include a Burger King, a McDonald's,
and a mid-priced national Mexican food restaurant called On the
Border. A new Sanford's restaurant also is going up.
Permits also have been issued for a Hampton Inn and a Hilton
Work on a Menards home improvement store is expected to begin in
east Casper soon.