Work will take place in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties

Travel Advisory

May 5, 2021 - Northwestern Colorado - Crews prepare for highway improvements on CO 64 and US 40

MOFFAT AND RIO BLANCO COUNTIES — The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin a resurfacing project on US Highway 40 and Colorado Highway 64 in May. Work will address two sections of distressed highway in rural Northwest Colorado. Roadways in the communities of Rangely and Dinosaur show severe cracking and are beginning to fail. Work along US 40 will take place in and near the community of Dinosaur, Mile Points 0 – 7. Work on CO 64 will be in and near Rangely, MP 20-28. Work will consist of overlay on both roadways, pavement markings bringing guardrails up to the new standards.  

CO 64 Project Map

Project Schedule 

  • Work in the corridor will begin May 3, 2021 and is expected to be completed by September, 2021

  • Working hours will be Monday through Friday, from sun-up to sun-down 

* Construction schedule is subject to change based on weather/unforeseen circumstances  

Travel Impacts

Anyone traveling this corridor can expect throughout the project:

  • Lanes shifts of existing roadway alignment. 

  • Single-lane, alternating travel through the work zone. 

  • Flaggers will direct single-lane, alternating traffic. 

  • Width restrictions of 10 feet on CO 64 and 12 feet on US 40 will be in place 24 hours a day. 

  • Speed reductions will be in place of 45 mph during working hours. 

Project Contact Information 

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