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CDOT Maintenance Activity Update – Durango Maintenance Section 3

May 9, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - Crews focus on prepping highways, ditches, culverts for spring run-off, spring rain.

SOUTHWEST COLORADO – The following are this upcoming week’s maintenance activities that impact travel in the Durango Maintenance Section.* Thank you for driving “Slow for the Cone Zone!” (Please note, project start and end times indicate a multi-day project—but there is no night work.)

Be Informed and Stay Connected: The best way to stay up-to-date on project progress, traffic impacts and more is to sign up for email and wireless (text) alerts. Go to CDOT's web site at www.coloradodot.info and click on the green cell phone icon in the upper right hand corner of the page. Enter your information and choose the section of the state you would like to receive information about. Or, go to www.coloradodot.info or call 511 from anywhere in the state.

*CDOT’s Durango Maintenance Section, divided into three Maintenance Areas and further into numerous Patrols, covers the counties of Montrose (southern half only), San Miguel, Ouray, San Juan, Dolores, Montezuma, La Plata and western Archuleta (through the east edge of Pagosa Springs).

CORTEZ MAINTENANCE AREA

Title

North of Rico Crack Sealing

Location

SH 145, MM 50 to 54.5 north of Rico

Start Time

5/12/2014 7:00 AM

End Time

5/14/2014 5:30 PM (7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for three days)

Description

Crews will be doing sealing highway cracks north of Rico, 5 to 10 min. delay with single-lane,     alternating traffic.

 

Title

US 160 patching from the Four Corners east

Location

US 160, MP.24-MP 18.4, from Four Corners extending northeast towards junction of US 491

Start Time

5/13/2014 7:30 AM

End Time

5/13/2014 4:30 PM

Description

Hand patching potholes, damaged areas; minimal traffic impacts

 

Title

US 160 Pot Hole Patching

Location

US 160, from MP 18.4 at the junction with US 491 east (towards Cortez) to MP 27.2

Start Time

5/12/2014 7:30 AM

End Time

5/12/2014 4:30 PM

Description

Crews will hand patch potholes; minimal traffic impact

 

DURANGO MAINTENANCE AREA

Title

US 160 Crack Sealing

Location

US 160, MP 113 to 117, Yellow Jacket Pass

Start Time

5/12/2014 7:00 AM

End Time

5/15/2014 5:30 PM (7:00 to 5:30 each day, anticipated)

Description

Crews will be sealing highway cracks on Yellow Jacket Pass. This is a 3 lane road, so crews will     close only one lane at a time, keeping two lanes of traffic flowing freely. However, the speed     limit will be reduced from 60 mph to 40 mph so motorists can expect minor travel delays.

 

RIDGWAY MAINTENANCE AREA

Title

SH 145 Cleaning and Shaping Ditches

Location

SH 145, MM 84.2 to 98.87 (between Telluride and Norwood)

Start Time

5/12/2014 7:00 AM

End Time

5/16/2014 5:30 PM (7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day)

Description

Mostly off-road work, little to no impact; drivers be aware of CDOT equipment and crews

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