Projects

CO 13 Widening & Reconstruction Near Craig

Work This Week
November 25-29

  • Motorists can expect a north and southbound shoulder closure with one-lane alternating traffic, 15 minute delays, and a 35 mph speed limit reduction.
  • Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.
  • There will be no work November 28 through December 1 for Thanksgiving

Project Facts

  • Cost: $10.1 million
  • Contractor: Elam Construction
  • Timeline: April 2019 - July 2020
  • Location: On CO 13 north of Craig

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Starting in April 2019, crews will begin reconstructing and widening Colorado Highway 13 north of Craig in Moffat County, from mile points 115 to 121. Work includes:

  • upgrading 70-year-old drainage structures;
  • expanding driving lanes to 12 feet and paved shoulder to 8 feet;
  • flattening side slopes;
  • adding rumble strips for adverse weather conditions;
  • improving the highway alignment to meet the 65 mph design speed and allow for better visibility;
  • installing snow fence to prevent snow from drifting on the highway; and
  • improving signage and striping.

Schedule & Traffic Impacts

  • Work hours: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Winter shutdown: November 2019 - April 2020
  • Work begins at mile point 115 and continues to MP 121.
  • Expect flaggers directing one-lane alternating traffic in both directions; 30-minute delay and a 35 mph speed-limit reduction.

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