Bridge Repairs to close SH 231/36th Lane

May 18, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - SH 231/36th Lane will be closed between Santa Fe Drive and Highway 50 East June 1 – October 31, 2016

PUEBLO, COLO – Bridge repairs begin June 1, 2016 for the SH 231 bridge between Santa Fe Drive and Highway 50 East requiring a full closure of the bridge until Oct. 31, 2016.

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and ACC Mountain West (ACC) will begin the much needed repairs to the SH 231 bridge spanning the Arkansas River that was originally built in 1965.   Repairs include replacement of the expansion joint, removal and replacement of the bridge deck and installation of bridge rail.   This project is located between the towns of Vineland and Divine, Colo. 

Detours and Alternate Routes

Traffic will be rerouted to SH 233/Baxter Road which is approximately 2 miles west and has a similar profile as SH 231 which is largely utilized by commercial vehicles.  ACC will assure all emergency response teams and local businesses are alerted to the detour.

About the Construction Team

ACC is a Colorado based contractor building similar projects since 1975 including the current I-25 overpass at Dillon Drive.  If you have questions about the SH 231 project or would like to receive periodic update, contact the Public Information Team at 719-821-7943 or via email at [email protected]. You will receive a response within 24 hours. Real-time traveler information is available at