US 160 Wolf Creek Pass Fiber & Safety Systems

Project Facts

  • Cost: $7.9 million
  • Contractor: Main Electric
  • Timeline: Summer 2021 - fall 2022
  • Location: US 160 from Pagosa Springs to the east side of Wolf Creek Pass, Archuleta & Mineral Counties

About the Project:

The project installs conduit between the highway's outer white line and the shoulder of the road; installs 20,000 linear feet of fiber optic cable. In addition, the work upgrades the US 160 downhill speed warning system on the west side of the pass; installs a new variable message sign on the west side; six variable speed limit signs; and seven CCTV poles with cameras and weather monitoring stations, which will be accessible via CDOT’s traveler information site at Weather and vehicle monitoring equipment is included.

Work Schedule

Traffic Impacts