Traffic Impacts at US 50 and McCulloch Boulevard will close turn lanes August 29 – September 30

Travel Advisory

August 29, 2022 - Southeastern Colorado - The closures are needed for crews to rebuild two of the concrete pedestrian islands at the intersection

Pueblo County - A series of closures are planned at the intersection of McCulloch Boulevard and US 50. Beginning Monday Aug, 29, motorists will encounter single lane closures that will impact the turning lanes on and off of US 50. The closures are needed for crews to rebuild two of the concrete pedestrian islands at the intersection and they will remain in place 24 hours a day, through Sept. 30. Motorists will be able to make right turns at the signalized intersection, however dedicated turn lanes will be closed.

Beginning Tuesday Aug. 30 crews will begin the removal of asphalt and repaving of the north side of McCulloch Boulevard. The lane closures will shift throughout the day, as the work progresses across the work area. Working hours for this section of McCulloch Boulevard are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. No lane closures are expected for this section of McCulloch Boulevard overnight or on the holiday weekend.

McCulloch Boulevard turn lane closures and North McCulloch lane closures on US 50 in Pueblo County

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes to access US 50. Delays are expected. Please plan for additional travel time. The construction schedule is subject to change based on weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Project Information

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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!

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