CO 86 Resurfacing & Bridge Repairs from East of Kiowa to I-70

Work this Week 
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
September 23-27

On Monday Sept 23, crews will be working on pavement markings on EB CO 86 between MP 33.1 and 35.1 along the outside edge.

Driving on the wet paint is discouraged.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $4.5 million
  • Contractor: Kiewit Infrastructure Co.
  • Timeline: May - September 2019
  • Location: On Colorado Highway 86 from just east of Kiowa to I-70

Project work zone

For this approximate four-month-long project, crews will resurface a 26-mile stretch of CO 86 from just east of Kiowa to I-70 in Elbert County.

The project team will also repair bridges on the highway and stripe the road.

Schedule & Travel Impacts

  • Work hours: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, some Saturdays
  • Lanes will be slightly narrowed in the work zone (mile points (MP) 33.1 to 59.2).
  • Expect single-lane, alternating travel directed by flaggers.
  • Crews will work on one bridge at a time, starting with the Bijou Creek bridge (MP 31.1 to 31.87), with all lanes open at night and on weekends unless otherwise necessary.
    • On-going 24/7 lane restrictions over Bijou Creek around MP 31 33 for bridge repair. Travel is managed by temporary traffic signal.
  • Asphalt patching MP 36 to 37
  • Milling on I-70 bridge around MP 59