US 85 Resurfacing North of Fort Lupton

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Through this project, crews will resurface four miles of southbound US 85, north of Fort Lupton, to improve driving lanes, repair shoulders and upgrade guardrails.

The project will begin on Monday, June 6, 2016, and is scheduled to be complete in August 2016. Normal work hours will be 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.*, Monday through Friday, with limited night and weekend work.

*Note: Work may be extended to 7 p.m. depending on traffic conditions.

Drivers can expect reduced speed limits of 55 mph through the work zone, with doubled traffic fines for speeders.

This project will:

  • eliminate potholes and divots in the road.
  • improve rideability.
  • reduce the risk of vehicle damage by providing a smoother, safer surface.
  • provide more usable, secure highway shoulders.

Project Facts

  • Cost:
    $4.6 million

Project Team

  • Contractor(s): Coulson Excavating