CO 47 Microsurfacing in Pueblo

About the Project:

Work will take place along Colorado Highway 47 in the northeast area of the City of Pueblo from Mile Point 0 to MP 3. Work will primarily consist of microsurfacing, which is a protective, thin and tough layer of asphalt blended with a finely crushed stone to make a seal coat.

Project Benefits

  • Improve and prolong the life of the road surface
  • Smooth road or highway has many important benefits including safety and improved quality for driving experience
  • Cost-effective method to renew the road surface and seal minor cracks and other irregularities

Work Schedule:

  • Work will last approximately one month
  • Working hours are Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Traffic Impacts:

Motorists can expect the following impacts during the period of construction:

  • Vehicles will be reduced to a single-lane, alternating traffic intermittently in either direction, throughout the duration of the project
  • Lane closures, guided by flaggers and pilot cars, will have up to five-minute delays
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph through the work zone
  • There is a 12-foot lane width restriction in place throughout the duration of the project
  • Refer to for real-time travel conditions and road closures

Work this Week & Lane Closures on CO 47 Microsurfacing Project

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $1.85 million
  • Contractor: Intermountain Slurry
  • Timeline: June to July 2024
  • Location: CO 47 
    • Nearest Town/City: Pueblo
    • Mile Point(s): 0 to 3
    • County: Pueblo
CO 47 project map
CO 47 project map in Pueblo