Overnight work will close Purcell Boulevard at US 50 intersection in Pueblo

Travel Advisory

July 15, 2022 - Southeastern Colorado - Travelers will be directed onto ramps at Purcell Boulevard

Pueblo County —On Sunday, July 17 motorists will encounter an overnight closure of Purcell Boulevard at the intersection of US 50, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The closure is needed for crews to pour over 1000 square yards of concrete onto 1/2 the new bridge structure. The second half of the bridge deck pour will be completed on Sunday, July 24. Motorists will encounter a similar overnight closure
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes to access areas along Purcell Boulevard - both north and south of US 50. Slight delays are expected for motorists using this intersection. Please plan for additional travel time.
Normal working hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The construction schedule is subject to change based on weather or unforeseen circumstances. 

Project Information

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Know Before You Go

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:

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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