CO 13 Reconstruction in Rio Blanco County

Re-striping in Spring or Summer 2021

The project is complete, as of December 2020; CDOT crews will return in the spring or summer, weather permitting, to restripe this section for passing zones.


  • This work was completed in two seasons
  • The project began June 2019 and was suspended for the winter between November 2019 and April 2020
  • Work was completed in December 2020

Project Overvicw

  • Concrete reconstruction and minor widening
  • Drainage upgrades, including three under-highway corrugated steel drain pipes that were replaced with concrete box culverts
  • Embankment safety improvements
  • Sight distance improvements
  • Wildlife fencing
  • New signing and striping

Project Facts

  • Cost: $16.9 million
  • Contractor: Scott Contracting, Inc.
  • Timeline: June 2019 - December 2020
  • Locations: Colorado Highway 13 north and south of Rio Blanco County Road 5, between mile points 16.06 and 20.77