SH 133 Safety Improvements Project Activity to Increase Next Week

October 10, 2014 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Delays Expected for Motorists, Pedestrians; Follow Posted Detours

GARFIELD COUNTY/CARBONDALE — With a month of work remaining in the SH 133 Safety Improvements project, construction next week will focus on completing crosswalks and improving access points.

IMPACTS: Beginning Monday, October 13:

  • There will be crosswalk construction at the intersection of SH 133, Meadowood Drive and Crystal Bridge Drive until Friday, October 17. Crystal Bridge Drive access will be completely closed from SH 133, while Meadowood Drive and SH 133 will be narrowed. Two-way traffic will be maintained.

  • Main access to the City Market Shopping Center from SH 133 will be closed for the construction of a new access and roadway. The alternate access is West Main Street to Hendrick Drive.

Paving operations will continue on SH 133 between Cowen Drive and ET Plaza. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Paving operations on the east side trail will begin Thursday, October 16. Motorists should expect delays and heavy truck traffic while paving operations are being performed.

Late next week, crosswalk construction will take place throughout the project, beginning at the intersections of Snowmass Drive and SH 133, and Hendrick Drive and SH 133. While the highway will be narrowed during this time, two-way traffic will be maintained.

There will be irrigation work along the west side trail between Dolores Way and Main Street next week.  Pedestrian access will be maintained, but impacted. Please pay attention to posted detour signs.

Project Background
Construction on SH 133 began May 27, 2014, and is scheduled to be completed by mid-November 2014. Normal working hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Scheduled work is dependent on weather and workload.

Please use caution and stay alert while traveling through the construction zone. Follow flaggers’ directions and reduced posted speed limits.

If you have questions or comments about the SH 133 Carbondale Safety Improvements project, please email the Public Information Team at [email protected] or call the project hotline at 970-688-4988.

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