Pueblo Blvd Project Reaches Final Phase of Completion

October 31, 2017 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The project is expected to end in late November

PUEBLOThe Colorado Department of Transportation is within its final phase of the CO 45 (Pueblo Blvd) project. Both lanes of southbound and northbound traffic are operational, as well as all Pueblo Blvd intersections and ramps within the project limit. The remaining work includes seeding and mulching, installation of signs on signal poles, installation of asphalt patches, bridge work, smooth pavement of concrete and asphalt, and final clean up. The project is expected to be complete on November 22.

Project work on Pueblo Blvd stretches between mile point (MP) 4.65, at Pueblo Blvd and Thatcher Ave, and MP 8.95, at Pueblo Blvd and US 50. Motorists can expect various lane closures on CO 45, as necessary, to complete this final stage. On November 18, motorists can expect a full nighttime closure between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. on CO 45 between 11th St and Goodnight Ave for bridge work.


  • CO 45 single lane closures: North and southbound various lane closures throughout the remainder of the project.

  • CO 45 full closure: On November 18, Pueblo Blvd will be closed between 11th St and Goodnight Ave from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for bridge work. Motorists should use I-25 and US 50 as an alternate route during this closure.

  • On CO 45, speeds will be reduced to 45 MPH for the duration of the project.


The CDOT CO 45 rehabilitation project includes the removal of asphalt mat, concrete paving, asphalt paving, grade corrections, shouldering work, and signal work. The project will improve the safety of motorists and rehabilitate roadways in Pueblo.

There will be an 11-foot width restriction between MP 4.65 to MP 8.95 for the duration of the project. There are no weight restrictions.

Castle Rock Construction Company, of Centennial, CO, is the prime contractor on this $9.6 million project.


For additional information about this project, call the project information line at 719.219.6865 or email the team at [email protected]. For updates on travel conditions, visit CoTrip.org, sign up for GovDelivery, or call 511. Updates are also available via Twitter @coloradodot and CDOT’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/coloradodot.