US 160, west of Pagosa Springs:  Crews to perform culvert and drainage cleaning next week

Travel Advisory

December 2, 2021 - Southwestern Colorado

ARCHULETA  COUNTY ― The Colorado Department of Transportation will clean culverts next week on US Highway 160, approximately 10 miles west of Pagosa Springs near mile point 131. Brief periodic closures are required to allow crews to move heavy equipment across the highway at the work site and travelers should allow for extra travel time. The week-long maintenance operations will take place Monday through Friday (Dec. 6-10), from 8:30 a.m. to 4 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. 

Know Before You Go

Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts, anticipated travel impacts, and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include: