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Overnight closures planned on Edwards Village Blvd. and Edwards Access Road for paving and striping

September 25, 2019 - Northwestern Colorado

EDWARDS — The Edwards Spur Road project is planning for weekend and night work, including several overnight closures of Edwards Village Blvd. and U.S. 6, to complete permanent paving and striping.

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 — Nighttime traffic shifts at the roundabout for road milling. The road will remain open, but there will be intermittent traffic stops and changing lane alignments.
  • Sunday, Sept. 29 — Daytime paving operations will begin on eastbound U.S. 6 and Edwards Village Blvd. Both U.S. 6 and Edwards Village Blvd. will remain open, but motorists should expect delays during this time. This will transition into an overnight closure of Edwards Village Blvd. beginning around 7 p.m. through 6 a.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 30 – Thursday, Oct. 3 — Overnight closures of Edwards Village Blvd. and Edwards Access Road at the roundabout from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night. Drivers should expect delays through the project area during this time.

During the closures, businesses and residences will remain accessible, but motorists may need to use detour routes to reach their destinations.

o   North and southbound through traffic on Edwards Access Road will use Miller Ranch Road and U.S. Highway 6 as the detour.

o   North and southbound through traffic on Edwards Village Blvd. will use Lake Creek Road and U.S. Highway 6 as the detour.

PROJECT INFORMATION

For additional information about this project, call the project information line at 970-446-1001, email the team at [email protected], or visit the project website and sign up for updates at codot.gov/projects/edwards-spur-road. For information on travel conditions visit COTrip.org, sign up for CDOT Alerts, or call 511. Updates are also available via Twitter @ColoradoDOT and be sure to “Like” our Facebook page at facebook.com/coloradodot.

 

REMEMBER: SLOW FOR THE CONE ZONE

The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones.

  • Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.
  • Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
  • Watch for workers. Drive with caution.
  • Don't change lanes unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.
  • Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
  • Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
  • Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.
  • Be patient!

 

WHOLE SYSTEM. WHOLE SAFETY.  

To heighten safety awareness, CDOT recently announced its Whole System — Whole Safety initiative. This project takes a systematic statewide approach to safety combining the benefits of CDOT’s programs that address driving behaviors, our built environment and the organization's operations. The goal is to improve the safety of Colorado’s transportation network by reducing the rate and severity of crashes and improving the safety of all transportation modes. The program has one simple mission—to get everyone home safely.

 

ABOUT CDOT

CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located at its Denver headquarters and in regional offices throughout Colorado, and manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway and 3,429 bridges. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of other agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also administers Bustang, the state-owned and operated interregional express service. Governor Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options.

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