CO 142 Improvements from Romeo to San Luis

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1.5 million
  • Contractor(s): United SW Group
  • Location: on CO 142 from the Town of Romeo to the Town of San Luis (mile points 0.00 to MP 33.52)
  • Timeline: May-October 2018

Starting on Monday, May 7, crews on this roadway-improvement project began extending the life of Colorado Highway 142 by applying protective coating to a 34-mile stretch of highway, from the Town of Romeo to the Town of San Luis.

Work will be completed from one intersection—CO 285 and CO 142 in Romeo—to another—CO 159 and CO 142 in San Luis.

Travel Impacts

  • Expect intermittent single-lane, alternating traffic in either direction, with five- to 20-minute delays possible throughout the project.
  • Note that closures will not exceed two miles at any given time.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40 mph through the work zone. Traffic fines in the construction zone will be doubled.
  • There will be a 10-foot width restriction.


  • Daytime work hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, with additional weekend work possible.

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