US 287 Passing Lanes South of Lamar

Work this Week

There will be no more traffic impacts

Project Facts

  • Cost: $4.98 million
  • Contractor: Castle Rock Construction Company of Colorado
  • Timeline: April - October 2019
  • Location: US 287 from MP 50.3 to 52.1 (north of County Road E) and MP 57.8 to 59.5 (near County Road M), south of Lamar

US 287 south of Lamar

Starting in April 2019, crews on this project began adding a new northbound passing lane to US 287 south of Lamar (from mile points (MP) 50.3 to 52.1) and connecting two northbound climbing lanes (from MP 57.8 to 59.5).

Project work at these two sites included:

  • removing concrete and asphalt pavement;
  • concrete paving;
  • placing aggregate base course;
  • embankment, topsoil and native seeding work;
  • replacing/adding guardrail; and
  • striping.