US 160 Del Norte Revitalization

About the Project:

The Colorado Department of Transportation and with its contact partner, RMS Utilities, LLC will begin construction of new curb and gutter, sidewalks, ADA compliant curb ramps, pedestrian street lights, crosswalks, pavement markings, signage, drainage improvements, water service lines and fire hydrants alongside US 160 (Grand Avenue) in the Town of Del Norte from Alder Street east to Cherry Street.

Project Benefits

  • New Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sidewalks, curb ramps and crosswalks will make pedestrian crossings accessible to people with disabilities, required by federal law
  • Improvements along the corridor will provide safer access and mobility for residents and visitors
  • New lighting allows better visibility for locals, businesses, and travelers
  • Colored concrete to add esthetics for Del Norte’s business district

Work Schedule:

  • Weekdays, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Project start date is July 8, 2024 and will go through January 1, 2025. Crews will begin working on one block at a time.

Traffic Impacts:

  • Motorists will encounter partial lane and shoulder closures throughout the project work zone and in the intersections
  • Vehicles, bikes and pedestrians should expect some travel impacts throughout the construction of this project
  • Pedestrians can expect sidewalk closures
  • Access to business will be maintained, but may be temporarily altered
  • Motorists are urged to watch for construction personnel and equipment in the work zone

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $3.9 Million
  • Contractor: RMS Utilities, Inc.
  • Timeline: July 2024 to January 2025
  • Location: US 160
    Intersection of Alder Street & US 160 to the intersection Cherry Street & US 160
    • Nearest Town/City: Del Norte
    • Mile Point(s): MP 201.10 to 202.20
    • County: Rio Grande