Crack sealing to begin on US 40 and CO 14

Travel Advisory

June 9, 2023 - Northwest Colorado - Motorists should plan for delays as long as 20 minutes during working hours

Jackson and Grand Counties — The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin crack sealing project work the week of June 12. Work will take place on US Highway 40 and Colorado Highway 14. Scodeller Construction is the contractor for this project.

Crack sealing work on CO 14 will begin Tuesday, June 13 in Jackson County near the Town of Walden at Mile Point 34 and will end near the top of Cameron Pass at MP 66.

Crews will then move operations to US 40 in Grand County beginning 20 miles north of Kremmling to the intersection of Colorado Highway 134, from MP 165 to 178. Work is anticipated to begin in mid July.

Work in all areas is expected to be complete by September 22, 2023.

Crack sealing is a cost-effective, preventive maintenance procedure and sealing in a timely manner is one of the most effective ways to maintain the quality and integrity of the road pavement, therefore, extending the life of the pavement.

Traffic Impacts

Daytime work hours will range from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday from 7 am to 12 pm. There will be no work over holiday weekends. Motorists will encounter alternating lane closures and delays up to 20 minutes during working hours.

Project Information

For additional information about this project:

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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