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Motorists to Encounter Road Work at Several Locations Along CO 145 in Southwest Colorado  

Dec. 5, 2017 - Brief travel impacts north and south of Telluride


SOUTHWEST COLORADO—
From Tuesday, Dec. 5 through Friday, Dec. 8, crews will be performing road work at several locations along Colorado Highway (CO) 145.

Locations Along CO 145

  • Mile points (MP) 24-25, north of Dolores
    Geotechnical contract crews will be performing ground drilling and investigating pavement failures for future road stabilization projects.

  • MP 49-50, north of Rico
    Geotechnical contract crews will be performing ground drilling and investigating pavement failures for future road stabilization projects.

  • MP 50–56, just north of Rico
    Crews will be removing potentially hazardous rocks and boulders from the hillside.

  • MP 71-77, between Telluride Society Turn Roundabout and Sawpit
    Crews will be performing shoulder work and drainage repairs

  • MP 80-84, from Sawpit to the CO 62 Junction
    Crews will be performing shoulder work.

  • MP 107-109, between Norwood and Naturita
    Cews will be performing shoulder work.

Travel Impacts

Work will take place from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5 through 8 at all locations. Motorists may encounter intermittent lane shifts, closures and brief traffic stops of 15 to 20 minutes.

Travelers are urged to obey speed reductions of 40 mph through the work zones. They also should be aware of signage, flaggers, maintenance workers and heavy equipment on and along the highway.

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