US 40 Passing Lanes Project in Grand County

About the Project:

This is a passing lane construction project located on US 40 between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs. (Mile Points 171.9 to 173.3)

Work will include adding passing lanes for both eastbound and westbound US 40, extending culverts, signing, striping and traffic control.

Project Benefits

  • The construction of Passing Lanes will allow for safer transportation of commercial/freight trucks, motorists and cyclists on this busy corridor by providing a stretch of highway with space and opportunity for faster vehicles to safely pass slower moving traffic.

Work Schedule:

  • Normal working hours will be Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. to noon
  • There will be no work over holiday weekends

Traffic Impacts:

Motorists can expect the following impacts during the period of construction:

  • Motorists will encounter alternating lane closures and delays up to 20 minutes can be expected during working hours on US 40, between Steamboat Springs and Kremmling, (Mile Points 172 to 173)
  • The speed limit will be reduced through the work zone
  • Refer to for real-time travel conditions and road closures

Work this Week & Lane Closures US 40 Passing Lanes

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $5.4 Million
  • Contractor: Capital Paving and Construction
  • Timeline: May to October 2024
  • Location: US 40 just north of Wolford Mountain Reservoir 
    • Nearest Town/City: between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs
    • Mile Point(s): MP 171.90 to MP 173.30
    • County: Grand
Map of US 40 Passing Lanes project from MP 172 to 173 in Grand County
US 40 Passing Lanes from MP 172 to 173 in Grand County