Road Work Starts July 11 on Santa Fe Drive in Arapahoe County

July 9, 2018 -

ARAPAHOE COUNTY—Beginning Wednesday, July 11, crews will begin daytime and overnight work on Santa Fe Drive/US 85 as a part of the Colorado Highway 177 and US Highway 85 Roadway Improvements project. Work on US 85 is expected to be complete in early August, and will take place between County Line Road and Bowles Avenue.

Work will begin at the south side of the project at County Line Road and move north until it reaches Bowles Avenue. This part of the $6.3 million overlay project will include northbound milling and paving of the roadway, installation of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) -compliant ramps, and replacing curb, gutter and sidewalks at various locations on US 85.

Work on CO 177 between US 285/Hampden Avenue and Arapahoe Road will be complete in early 2019.

Travel Impacts

  • Daytime work hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Overnight work hours: 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
  • Expect traffic shifts during work hours in the project zone.
  • Speeds will be reduced to 40 mph in the US 85 project zone overnight.
  • Various lane closures are expected during work hours, and weekend work may occur as needed.
  • Please go slow in the cone zone.

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