CDOT to pave CO 90 near Bedrock

Travel Advisory

September 27, 2023 - Southwestern Colorado - Motorists will encounter brief delays on CO 90 several miles east of the Colorado/Utah state line

Montrose County — The Colorado Department of Transportation is paving a short section of CO 90 near Bedrock, beginning October 3. Crews will perform surface treatment on a 3-mile segment between County Road 950 and River Road, Mile Points 14 to 17. Motorists should plan for 15 to 20 minute delays as they will be brought to a full stop and guided by a pilot car.

CDOT crews will work as swiftly as possible to complete the surface treatment; however, resurfacing operations are weather dependent.

Traffic Impacts

Daytime work hours range from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

  • Motorists should plan for 15-20 minute delays and allow for extra travel time
  • Vehicles will be guided by pilot cars, cones, signs and flagging personnel
  • Access in and out of intersections may be restricted at times
  • A speed reduction of 40 mph will be enforced through the work zones
CO 90 Paving Operations map
Motorists can expect up to 20-minute delays on CO 90, 14-miles east of the Colorado - Utah state line, Oct. 3 through 6 during paving 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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