New Sewer Line to be Installed Along US 40 Beginning Wednesday Northwest of Kremmling

August 13, 2012 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Project will finish by October 2012.

GRAND COUNTY — Beginning Wednesday, August 15, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on building a new sanitary sewer main extension and lift station within the right-of-way of US 40 on the south side of the highway northwest of the town of Kremmling near the CDOT treatment station and vehicle storage facility.

The project, which is expected to finish by October 2012, will allow CDOT’s vehicle storage facility to use the town’s sewer system instead of its own on-site system. Once the new line is in place, CDOT will be able to eliminate the on-site system, which will save the department money in the long run and minimize the facility’s impact on the local environment.

During construction, which will take place 12 hours a day, seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., crews will need to close one lane of US 40 for approximately one and a half weeks and flaggers will be present 24/7 to direct traffic. The speed limit through the work zone will be reduced from 65 MPH to 40 MPH. Access to local businesses will remain available throughout the project. Motorists are reminded to obey all road signs and flaggers, and to drive Slow for the Cone Zone throughout both work zones.

Conroy Excavating is the contractor for this $397,835 project.

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