US 160 East of Durango

Project Facts

  • Cost:
    • Phase 1: $34 million
    • Phase 2: $4 million
    • Phase 3: $8.7 million
    Costs reflect total project amounts, not contract amounts awarded.

Project Team

  • Contractor(s):
    • Phases 1 and 2: SEMA Construction, Inc.
    • Phase 3: Kiewit Infrastructure Company

Crews completed two of three project phases to widen US 160 through Grandview (mile points 88-90) east of Durango, and to construct an interchange. Crews completed the third and final phase of the interchange in late November 2011.


Phase 1: July 2008 to September 2010
US 160 widening with a fourth lane (a 2/3-mile, second westbound lane through Grandview) and partial interchange construction, including 4 bridges, six retaining walls, drainage, environmental mitigation, earthwork for shared-use path

See the news release.

Phase 2: September 2009 to May 2010
Ramp B, eastbound US 160 on-ramp (American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funds)

See the news release.

Phase 3: April 2011 to late November 2011
US 160 interchange ramp tie-ins and paving, concrete roundabout, completion of 2,020-foot shared-use path, drainage work, completion of fully-functional interchange

See the news release.

Construction Map

See the construction phase map.

Learn more about work on the connection of US 550 to US 160.

Interchange Final Costs

  • Total Interchange Cost: $46,597,306
  • Funding Sources
    • Federal: $18,072,690 (of which $3,619,600 comes from American Recovery & Reinvestment Act)
    • State: $28,524,616
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