US 160 and US 550 in Durango: Concrete Rehabilitation

Project Facts

  • Location: Tech Center Drive on US 160 west and Animas View Drive on US 550 (North Main)
  • Contractor(s): Acme Concrete Paving, of Spokane, Wash.
  • Cost: $6 million
  • Project Highlights:  Open House Presentation 

On Monday, March 6, 2017, crews began this highway-improvement project on US Highway (US) 160/US 550 through Durango. The work was completed on June 16, 2017.

Crews rehabilitated the concrete on US 160 and 550 through town and north Durango. The project team also constructed wheelchair accessible ramps at several key intersections, in partnership with the City of Durango.

Ramp Construction Locations:

  • 21st Street: All four corners
  • 26th Street: Northwest corner only
  • 29th Street: Southwest, southeast and northeast corners only
  • 30th Street: Northwest, southwest and southeast corners only
  • 31st Street: All four corners


  • Prolonged the life of the current concrete pavement
  • Enhanced the highway safety for all users
  • Improved the roadways' smoothness
  • Restored skid resistance of the pavement surface