Full closure of CO 13 near Craig scheduled for March 30

March 22, 2016 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - MOFFAT COUNTY — A full closure of CO 13 will take place Wednesday, March 30, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Colorado Department of Transportation and its contractor partner, New Design Construction, will use this time to advance necessary repairs on the CO 13 bridge over the Yampa River.

TRAVEL IMPACTS/ALTERNATE ROUTES: Traveling from the south on CO 13: Turn right onto County Road (CR) 107 and take it to 4th Street. Take a right and continue 5 blocks east. Take a left on CO 13 North/Yampa Street.

Traveling from the north, east or west: Turn south on CO 13 and take a left on 1st Street. Head east and turn right at Ranney Street/CR 394/CR 107 and stay on it to CO 13, south of the bridge. 

Alternate routes are advised to avoid the work area, as traffic will not be allowed to pass through during the hours stated above. Construction will resume regular operations on March 31. Regular working hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speeds will be reduced to 35 mph during working hours. There will be no width restrictions in place.

BACKGROUND: The Yampa River Bridge repair project began in July 2015 and is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 18, 2016. Project work on the highway runs from mile point (MP) 85.715 to 85.94, south of Craig. Work on the project includes bridge joint replacement, bridge rail replacement, installation of new columns and pier caps and guide bank reconstruction. The completed project will significantly extend the useful life of the structure.

STAY INFORMED: For project updates, please email [email protected] or call the project hotline at 970-306-4549.

For information about other CDOT projects, the public may log on to CDOT’S traveler information website at www.codot.gov, www.cotrip.org or call 511 from anywhere in the state. Thank you for going Slow for the Cone Zone!