CO 109 Bridge over US 50, BNSF Railroad

Project Complete!

The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin the bridge project on CO 109. The contractor chosen for this project is Structures, Inc. This project consists of work on structure M-22-AY.  This is a 1,448 ft long bridge, constructed in 1967, and it carries CO 109 over US 50, BNSF Railroad, and the Arkansas River. The work includes removing existing asphalt surfacing, class 2 and 3 deck repairs, patching concrete piers, bearing repair corbels, fiber-reinforced polymer wrap, waterproofing membrane, asphalt surfacing, and a mill and overlay on the roadway approaches.

Project Benefits:

  • The CO 109 bridge repair work is essential to the safety of the traveling public.
  • The improvements are designed to give motorists safer travel during inclement weather and prevent future erosion to the bridge structure. 
  • The resurfacing of the asphalt will create smoother pavement and improved driving conditions.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $5 - 20 Million
  • Contractor: Structures, Inc.
  • Timeline: February 2023 - March 2024
  • Location: CO 109 between MP 56.38 and MP 56.88, Otero County
Map of CO 109 Bridge Project Location over BNSF Railroad
Map of CO 109 Bridge Project Location
over BNSF Railroad