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24-Hour, One-lane Closures on Southbound US 550 Expected

July 11, 2014 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - DURANGO – CDOT and contractor Concrete Works of Colorado will continue replacing damaged concrete pavement on the through lanes of US 550, south of the CFI intersection.

The work will require one southbound lane to be closed, 24 hours a day to allow for the concrete to strengthen. Crews will also finalize curb, striping, signage and median work associated with the project.

Travel impacts for the week of Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18:

  • Roosa Avenue: Expect northbound lane closures during daylight hours – there will be no left turns from eastbound US 160 onto Roosa Ave.
  • US 160 West: Median and single-lane closures for through lanes in both directions west of the US 160/550 intersection. Eastbound lane closures can occur from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays, and again after 6:30 p.m.; westbound lane closures can occur anytime.
  • US 550 (Camino del Rio) North of the US 160/550 Intersection: Limited lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays and again after 6:30 p.m.
  • US 550 South of the US 160/550 Intersection: Median and single-lane closures and two lane shifts likely throughout the week both south and northbound; southbound travelers should expect 24-hour, single-lane closures for the majority of the week.

HOW TO GET PROJECT AND CFI INFORMATION: For questions regarding the project, the public can call the public information line at (970) 238-1669. 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 "US 160/550 Durango" under the "projects" list. If you would like to reach the project information team directly, please call the hotline at 970-238-1669 or email us at [email protected]. More information on this and other CFI projects is located here: http://www.coloradodot.info/projects/us160_us550durangocfi.

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