CO 71 Resurfacing South of Limon

Work This Week

Weeks of September 13 & 20

Daytime Operations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday – Friday

  • Crews are working on CO 71 south of Limon. Activities are scheduled at various locations, with lane closures, intermittent traffic stops, and flaggers assisting traffic through the work zone.
  • Reduced speed limit is in effect through the construction zone, and there is an oversize restriction for loads over 12-ft in place, with a detour in place.

Week of September 20
Locations include:

  • From south of County Road T to south of County Road 2E, from mile point 63 to MP 100

Week of September 13

Locations include:

  • From south of County Road T to south of County Road 2W, from mile point 65 to MP 90
  • Cost: $16 million
  • Contractor: A&S Construction
  • Timeline: March through October 2020
  • Location: On CO 71 south of Limon

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CO 71 SB out of Limon

About the Project

In March 2020, CDOT will begin a resurfacing project on a 37-mile stretch of CO 71, south of Limon, between mile points (MP) 63.8 to 100.83.

Work Schedule

  • Activities will begin on Monday, March 2, and continue through October 2020.

Traffic Impacts

  • -Activities will require a single lane closure, with alternative traffic through the construction zone.
  • A temporary signal will be installed near the bridges to assist motorists through the area. This configuration will remain in place 24/7.
  • The speed limit will be reduced, and there is a oversize restriction for loads over 12-ft. An alternate route is recommended.
  • Once paving operations begin, flaggers will guide motorists through the single-lane closures, with traffic stops of up to 15 minutes.

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