CDOT Paving US 40 in Craig Next Tuesday and Wednesday

August 3, 2012 - Northwest Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - On Tuesday, August 7, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be repaving a section of US 40 (Victory Way) and Yampa Avenue in Craig.

On Wednesday, August 8, CDOT will be paving another section of US 40 at State Highway (SH) 13/Moffat County Road (MCR) 7 in Craig.

Beginning at 6 a.m. and lasting until 5:30 p.m. on Monday, crews will be rotomilling and repaving the section highway at Yampa Avenue. One lane of the highway will be closed, and each direction of traffic will be alternated through the work zone by flaggers. Heavy loads are urged to re-route from US 40 on the east side of Craig onto 1st Street and from SH 13 to Moffat County Road 183/Craig bypass from the west side of Craig.

From 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, crews will be rotomilling and paving the section of SH 13/MCR 7, which will also require that crews close one lane of the highway and will alternate traffic through one direction at a time.

Delays are expected as part of both projects and speed limits will be reduced near construction. Motorists are reminded to obey all road signs and flaggers, and to drive Slow for the Cone Zone