CDOT performs shoulder work on CO 114

Travel Advisory

October 18, 2023 - Southwestern Colorado - Motorists should plan for delays Oct. 23 through 27 between Saguache and Sillsville

Saguache & Gunnison Counties — Beginning Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation will perform erosion control work along the shoulder of CO 114, 10-miles west of Saguache. Operations will take place Monday through Friday between Mile Points 46 and 51. Motorists should plan for 15 to 20 minute delays, flaggers and one-lane alternating traffic between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m each day.

An additional paving operation is taking place farther north on CO 114 near the US 50 junction through the end of October. Motorists can expect up to 15 minute delays and alternating traffic. For more project information visit the CO 114 Overlay in Gunnison and Saguache County Project Website.

CO 114 maintenance map
Map of maintenance operations located on CO 114 between Saguache and Gunnison, Oct. 23 through 27 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each day.

Traffic Impacts

Daytime work hours range from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Motorists can expect full stops and delays and should allow for extra travel time
  • Vehicles will be guided by flagging personnel
  • Drivers should slow down and use extreme caution when approaching and driving through the work zone
  • A speed reduction of 40 mph will be enforced through the work zones

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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