US 50B Structure Replacement

About the Project:

The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin construction on a mile long area of US 50 to replace an existing structure beginning in April. Work will take place along US 50,6 miles east of Las Animas.

This project will replace an existing structure with a concrete box culvert. While working on the project, crews will also replace and upgrade existing guardrail. A paved detour will be in place during the excavation and construction of the new structure.


Work Schedule

  • Monday through Thursday, Daytime working hours
    Friday, until noon

Traffic Impacts

  • Paved Detour in Place. Speed limit is reduced to 45 mph through the detour.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1 Million
  • Contractor: Tricon 2, LLC
  • Timeline: April - September 2022
  • Location: US 50 B MP 406.35 to 406.75 in Bent County

US 50 B Structure Replacement Project map