US 285 Bailey Safety Improvements (Crow Hill)

Project Complete!

The goal of the U.S. 285 Bailey Safety Improvements Project is to reduce the number of crashes occurring at what is known as the “Bailey Curve,” at the bottom of Crow Hill, in the town of Bailey, in Park County. Project boundaries are between the top of Crow Hill to Main Street/County Road 64. Construction is scheduled to begin in July 2023, with completion planned for October 2023.

US 285 in Bailey, Colorado
US 285 in Bailey, Colorado

Project Benefits

  • Upgraded turn lanes
  • Installation of concrete barrier
  • Installation of guardrail along the South Platte River
  • Enhanced roadway signage
  • Added rumble strips prior to the Bailey curve
  • Decrease in crashes

Project Facts

  • Construction Costs: $2 million
  • Contractor: Native Sun Construction
  • Timeline: July 2023 – October 2023
  • Location: US 285
    • Town:  Bailey, CO 
    • Mile Points: 221.08 to 223.17
    • County:  Park

US 285 Bailey Safety Improvements Map