US 50/CO 291 Salida Pedestrian Improvements

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1.1 Million
  • Contractor: Western Gravel
  • Timeline: Late March - July 2021
  • Location: Various locations along US 50 and CO 291 in Salida.

US 50 Salida Map

About the Project:

This project is located in Region 5 in Chaffee County. The work consists of construction or reconstruction of ADA curb ramps and sidewalk at various locations along US 50 and CO 291 in Salida.

Work Schedule

  • Daytime work hours Monday-Saturday, March through August 2021.

Traffic Impacts

  • Pedestrians will encounter sidewalk closures guided by flagging personnel.
  • Minimal traffic delays are anticipated. Drivers will experience periodic shoulder closures and
    single-lane closures. The speed limit will be reduced to 40 mph within the work zone on US 50
    and will be strictly enforced. Traffic fines will be doubled in the work zone.
  • Motorists should slow down, drive with caution and give themselves extra travel time.