US 550 Coal Bank Pass

Completed in September 2016, this project added chip seal treatment on US 550 from the La Plata/San Juan County Line, from mile post 49.84 to mile post 55.95.

While repairing this 11-year-old surface, crews:

  • removed bumps and wheel ruts for smoother rides.
  • installed new runaway vehicle/truck ramp signage.
  • installed new guardrails.
  • installed new solar-powered/-lighted "Caution: Sharp Curve" signs.

Project Facts

  • Cost:
    $2.8 million

Improvement Area

  • 6 miles