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Pueblo Boulevard Project Set to Start

September 17, 2015 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — Work begins next week to upgrade the road surface and improve safety along a five-mile segment of Pueblo Boulevard (State Highway 45) between Interstate 25 and Thatcher Avenue (State Highway 96).

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) project includes rotomilling, asphalt paving, new ADA ramps, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, guardrails and pedestrian poles to accommodate cross walk signal buttons. 

Beginning on Monday, Sept, 21, drivers can expect shoulder and occasional lane closures from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.,Monday through Friday. 

Construction is scheduled as follows:   

September – November 2015Construct/Install ADA ramps, pedestrian poles, sidewalks, and curbs/gutters on northbound Pueblo Boulevard from Lake Avenue to Thatcher Avenue

December – April 2016Winter shutdown

May – JuneConstruct/Install ADA ramps, pedestrian poles, sidewalks, and curbs/gutters on southbound Pueblo Boulevard from Thatcher Avenue to Lake Avenue

June – September 2016 (Sunday through Thursday night work)Rotomilling, paving, install guardrail and striping

CDOT will provide additional information regarding the project schedule before work resumes next spring.  

Martin Marietta Materials is the contractor for the $5.1 million project. 

Additional information is available by calling the project hotline at 719-582-8892.

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