Paving operations in Uptown Pagosa Springs pushed back one week

Travel Advisory

September 9, 2022 - Southwestern Colorado - Due to a delay in materials delivery, paving operations will now take place next Monday, Sept. 12 -14

Updated Paving Dates

CDOT will pave a section of US 160 in Uptown Pagosa Springs next week. The paving crew will work along a one-mile section between Boulder Drive and the Piedra Road intersection. Work will take place, Monday through Wednesday (Sept. 12 - 14) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Paving Traffic Impacts

Motorists will encounter a speed reduction, lane shifts, and will be guided by flagging personnel and a pilot car. Drivers may encounter periodic traffic stops and delays. A speed reduction of 40 mph will be enforced through the work zone. Motorists should expect delays and allow themselves extra travel time. Watch for workers and their equipment, slow down and drive with extreme caution. This work is weather permitting.

Pagosa Springs paving operations on US 160 from Boulder Drive to Piedra Road. Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 12-14, 2022 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 40 miles per hour through the work zone, lane shifts, follow flaggers and pilot car, allow extra travel time.

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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