Projects

US 6 Castle Creek Bridge Replacement in Eagle

Work This Week
November 17-23

  • Work hours: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. seven days a week
  • Retaining wall construction will be occurring throughout the day. Motorists can expect 5 – 10 minute delays, and various single lane closures throughout the work week.

Upcoming Impacts: Optional Bicycle Route Around US 6 Castle Creek Bridge Project

Available starting August 29, an optional bicycle route around the US 6 Castle Creek Bridge work area will be opened for the safety of bicyclists and motorists during construction.  The optional bicycle path runs from on the east side of Eagle at the intersection of Nogal Road and US 6 to the Horn Ranch Trail west of Wolcott. The paved bicycle route will be approximately five-miles-long. The connections to the optional route will be in place until late November 2019.

Longer bike path map

Project Facts

  • Cost: $3.6 million
  • Contractor: United Companies
  • Timeline: July - late November 2019
  • Location: US 6 over Castle Bridge in Eagle County
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Through late November: A temporary alternate route is in place in both directions of US 6, which will cause minor delays.


Benefits

  • This work will create better driving conditions for the approximately 3,700 vehicles that use this stretch of highway every day.
  • A new culvert that will replace the bridge will provide wider shoulders to facilitate access in emergencies, new metal guardrails, and a safer vertical alignment of the roadway to improve driver sight distance.
  • The new culvert will require less expensive maintenance than the bridge and will extend driving lanes to 12 feet.

Schedule & Travel Impacts

  • Work hours: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • through late November: A temporary alternate route is in place in both directions of US 6, which will cause minor delays.
  • Expect short-term single-lane closures for truck deliveries.
  • The speed limit will be reduced from 55 mph to 35 mph in the work zone.


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