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Railroad Crossing Repair Set for US 550 North of Durango

Nov. 30, 2017 - Brief travel impacts for motorists near Hermosa


SOUTHWEST COLORADO—
From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec, 4 and Tuesday, Dec. 5, CDOT maintenance crews and Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will repair a railroad crossing repairs on US Highway (US) 550 in Hermosa, weather permitting.

The work will include the replacement of rail planks, the patching of asphalt and the painting of new railroad crossing pavement markings. Work will take place on US 550 approximately seven miles north of Durango, where the train crosses the highway at about mile point 32 near Hermosa.

Travel Impacts

Motorists may encounter intermittent lane shifts, closures and brief traffic stops of 15 to 20 minutes. Travelers must to obey signage and speed reductions through the work zone. Please also be aware of signage, flaggers, maintenance workers, and heavy equipment on and along the highway.

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