CO 71 Resurfacing South of Limon

Work This Week

Weeks of November 9 & 16

Daytime Operations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday – Wednesday

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 November 23

Locations include:

  • From south of County Road T to north of County Road 3E, from mile point 63 to MP 100

Week of November 16

Locations include:

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