US 50 Delta Signal Improvements

Work this Week:
September 26 to September 30, 2022

Motorists should plan for:

  • Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. mobile single lane closures with side street shoulder closures at 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Street.
  • Monday through Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. right lane, shoulder and bike lane closures on US 50/Main Street at 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Street with side street closures with intermittent lane shifts. Parking is still available.
  • Drivers are asked to obey all speed limit reductions and construction road signs during this time.

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About the Project:

The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin signal work on May 2, 2022, along US Highway 50 in Delta from Mile Point 71.1 to MP 71.5. Sturgeon Electric Company from Denver CO is the contractor for this project.

Signal improvements will take place at four different locations on US 50 in Delta at 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Street. Work will consist of new conduit, wiring, pedestrian push buttons, vehicle detection, replacement of controller cabinets and signal head back plates. Additional work will consist of new signs and thermoplastic pavement marking.


Project Benefits

Traffic signals are a vital part of controlling traffic in a safe and efficient manner by providing regulated movement. Vehicle detection will reduce unnecessary delays and stops at the intersection while improving travel times and increasing the amount of traffic that an intersection can handle.


Work Schedule

  • Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The project, starting in May, has an anticipated completion date of September 2022.

Traffic Impacts

  • Motorists should plan for single-lane closures each direction and minor delays.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1.1 Million
  • Contractor: Sturgeon Electric
  • Timeline: May - September 2022
  • Location: Four different locations on US 50 in Delta at 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Street, Delta County

US 50 Delta Signal improvements project map

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