CDOT performs surface treatment on CO 21 / Powers Boulevard

Travel Advisory

November 13, 2023 - Southeastern Colorado - Motorists should plan for delays between Woodmen Road and Dublin Blvd beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14

El Paso Counties— The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform crack sealing operations on northbound and southbound CO Highway 21 (Powers Blvd) beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14. Work will occur between Dublin Boulevard and Woodmen Road.

Traffic Impacts

Operations will take place Nov. 14 through 16 and Nov. 19 through 20. Nighttime work hours will range from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

  • Motorists should plan for slight delays, allowing extra travel time
  • Expect one-lane alternating traffic guided by signs and cones
  • Drivers should slow down and use extreme caution when approaching and driving through the work zone
US 21 Dublin Blvd maintenance map
US 21 (Powers Boulevard) Dublin Boulevard to Woodman Road maintenance map

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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