Projects

CO 69 Bridge Replacement Near Gardner

Project Facts

  • Cost: $2.8 million
  • Contractor: Lawrence Construction
  • Timeline: May 2018 - March 2019
  • Location:on CO 69 in Huerfano County, more than three miles northwest of Gardner, heading toward Westcliffe (mile points 28.1 to 29.1)

Crews on this project will replace a bridge on CO 69 in Huerfano County, more than three miles northwest of Gardner. Work begins in late May and will continue through March 2019.

Construction includes:

  • Build a temporary road adjacent to the project area to act as a detour.
  • Remove the existing bridge (asphalt mat, bridge, guardrail and fencing).
  • Build the new bridge (replace steel girder, expansion joints, guardrail and deck).

Travel Impacts

Phase 1: May 30 to July 31, 2018

  • Work: Building a temporary road that will serve as a detour
  • Speed Limit: 65 mph northbound and 55 mph southbound

Phase 2: Late July 2018 to January 2019

  • 24/7 Detour: Temporary road adjacent to the project location, separated by a temporary concrete barrier
  • Speed Limit: 40 mph northbound and 45 mph southbound

Phase 3: January to March 2019

  • Work: Detour removal, earthwork and revegetation
  • Speed Limit: 65 mph northbound and 55 mph southbound


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