US 385 Resurfacing North of Cheyenne Wells

Work this Week
October 2 - 8, 2022

**No work nor closures will take place on Monday, Oct. 3 as this is a state-observed holiday**

Oversized loads will have no restricted access through the work zone from Friday, Sept. 30 through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4

11-foot width restriction is in place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during work activities.

Traffic Impacts

  • From Tuesday, Oct. 4 to Friday, Oct. 7, crews will finish embankment work and perform pavement removals and culvert reinstallations at both correction curves.
  • Motorists can expect:
  • Single lane closures will exist Tuesday to Friday within a six-mile stretch of the project limits
  • The closures will be in place in both directions of US 385 between Mile Point 163 and MP 169 (Cheyenne County) at the site of two correction curves
  • Flaggers will be present to direct alternating traffic flows
  • Motorists can expect delays up to 15 minutes during alternating traffic holds
  • Speeds are reduced to 40 mph
  • A width restriction of 11 feet is in place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during work activities
  • Construction schedules are weather dependent and subject to change

About the Project:

This is a resurfacing and safety improvement project on a 16-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 385 north of Cheyenne Wells. Work includes adding up to six inches of new asphalt along the project corridor, repairing a bridge deck, performing full depth reclamation on over three miles of highway, and making other safety improvements.

Crews performing embankment work at the site of two correction curves on US 385 in Cheyenne County. Photo Shane Cavanagh

Crews performing embankment work at the site of two correction curves on US 385 in Cheyenne County.
Photo Shane Cavanagh


Work Schedule:

  • Work is expected to begin on Tuesday, Sept. 6 with an anticipated completion date of late December.
  • Work will be performed during daylight hours (hours will vary)
  • All construction schedules are weather dependent and subject to change

Traffic Impacts:

  • US 385 will be reduced to a single lane at various mile points within the project limits during construction

  • Alternating northbound/southbound traffic will be directed by flaggers

  • Motorists can expect delays of up to 15 minutes during alternating traffic holds

  • A width restriction of 11 feet will be in place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during work activities

  • Access to county roads and driveways will be maintained

  • Construction signs, cones and devices will be present 24/7 alerting motorists to the closures and restrictions

  • All construction schedules are weather dependent and subject to change

  • Lane closures and other traffic notices are posted weekly on COTrip.org.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $13.5 Million
  • Contractor: A&S Construction
  • Timeline: September - December 2022
  • Location:  US 385 north of Cheyenne Wells

Cheyenne Wells project map