CO 96 East of Westcliffe in Custer County

About the Project:

The project will improve CO 96 beginning at Westcliffe and heading east for approximately 26 miles to Wetmore. Between mile point (MP) 0 to MP 26.

The project includes resurfacing the roadway and will incorporate milling, road repairs, shouldering; erosion control; guardrail replacement. The project will enhance safety for travelers on this two-lane highway. When completed motorists will find a smoother roadway surface with high visibility markings and stabilized shoulders. A smooth highway surface is not only safer, but also enhances the driving experience for motorists


Work Schedule

  • To be determined

Traffic Impacts

  • To be determined

Project Facts

  • Cost: $11.3 Million
  • Contractor: APC Southern Construction
  • Timeline: late April - late November 2022
  • Location: CO 96 beginning at Westcliffe and heading east for approximately 26 miles to Wetmore.