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US 40 Chip Seal in Steamboat Springs

About the Project

This project is located at Mile Points 125.5-132. There is also intersection work being performed at the intersection of Hilltop Lane and US 40 at MP 133. The project commenced on July 13 and expected to be complete at the end of October. The work includes chip sealing a 7.5 mile section of US 40 to improve safety and smoothness of the highway. New striping will create two lanes of travel into Steamboat Springs on the west end of town to improve traffic flow.

Additional work will improve safety for buses and cyclists at the Hilltop Lane intersection. There will also be drainage improvements and ADA/pedestrian ramp access improvements.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1 million
  • Contractor: United Companies
  • Timeline: July - September 2020
  • Location: On US 40 from mile point 125.5 to 133.5. with intersection improvements at MP 133.5 Hilltop Lane & US 40, Steamboat Springs, Routt County

US 40 Chipseal in Steamboat Springs

US 40 Chipseal, Steamboat Springs


Proposed Work Schedule

  • Work is scheduled Monday through Friday. The project is expected to wrap up in late September.
  • At the Hilltop Lane location, work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Work hours on the chip seal project, from MP 125.5-132, will accommodate commuter traffic.
  • Work in the eastbound lanes will begin after 9 a.m. and work in the westbound lanes will end by 4 p.m. each day.


Traffic Impacts

  • Motorists should anticipate delays of up to 10 minutes depending on traffic volumes.
  • It is imperative for motorists to drive the posted speed limit through the work zone and leave plenty of space between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you to avoid loose material from kicking up.
  • Travelers are urged to slow down, obey the posted lowered speed limit and avoid all
    distractions.


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