CDOT to chip seal CO 184 August 21 through August 31

Travel Advisory

August 18, 2023 - Southwestern Colorado - Expect delays between Mancos and Dolores

Montezuma County — Beginning August 21, the Colorado Department of Transportation will chip seal various segments of CO 184, Mile Points 13 to 24. Operations will take place over the next two weeks beginning approximately three miles north of Mancos and continuing north towards Dolores. Motorists traveling between Mancos and Dolores should allow themselves additional travel time and anticipate up to 30-minute delays, Monday through Thursday.

Crews will attempt to keep traffic flowing through the work zone however, access in and out of intersections may be restricted at times. Please note that resurfacing operations are weather permitting.

CO 184 Chip Seal Map
CDOT to chip seal CO 184 between Mancos and Dolores over the next two-weeks (Aug. 21 through Aug. 31).

Traffic Impacts

Daytime work hours range from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Slow down ― Higher speeds can cause loose stones to scatter and damage vehicle paint and windshields
  • Increase distance between vehicles ― Space between you and other vehicles will help reduce damage caused by loose stones
  • Follow work zone signage and flagging personnel ― Consider the safety of other motorists and the safety of the work crew when traveling through the project construction zone
  • Use caution ― Bicyclists and motorcyclists should use extreme caution during construction operations

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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