Media Advisory - Lane Closures on SH 550 in Montrose

March 17, 2014 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Maintenance crews will work at night to replace culvert beginning Monday, March 17

MONTROSE, COLORADO Crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on SH 550 in downtown Montrose between Ogden Road and Odell Road (at mile marker 127-127.3).  Work is being performed to replace a culvert across all four lanes of the highway.

Due to this high traffic area, in the heart of downtown, the work will be conducted at night.  The highway will have one lane closed in both directions from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Crews anticipate completing the work by Friday, March 21.

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