US 160 east of Monte Vista: Crews to continue crack seal operations next week

News release

December 22, 2021 - Southwestern Colorado

RIO GRANDE COUNTY ― The Colorado Department of Transportation will continue to perform crack sealing operations on US Highway 160 just east of Monte Vista, mile points 217-222. Travelers should allow for extra travel time as intermittent closures will be enforced to allow crews to work on the highway. Work will take place next week, Monday through Thursday (Dec. 27-31), from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Traffic Impacts

Drivers will encounter full stops. Flagging personnel will guide traffic through the work zone. Up to 15 minute delays are anticipated. A speed reduction of 40 MPH will be in place and drivers should slow down and use extreme caution when approaching and driving through the work zone. Motorists are urged to be aware of crews and heavy equipment.

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