US 84 Slope Repair in Archuleta County

About the Project:

Slope repair work will occur along US Highway 84, located about 7.7 miles from the New Mexico state line. Work will primarily consist of the installation of subsurface coupled shear piles beneath the roadway, replacement of pavement, guardrail, and an existing drainage culvert under the roadway and slope improvements on the downslope end of the project site.

Project Benefits

  • The project will help mitigate landslides and stabilize the US 84 roadway infrastructure.
  • Slope repairs along US 84 will help stabilize the roadway including widening the roadway to include a 13’ shoulder.

Work Schedule:

  • Work will last approximately 7 months
  • Working hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Some weekend work is expected

Traffic Impacts:

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

  • Vehicles will be reduced to a single-lane, alternating traffic
    intermittently in either direction, throughout the duration of the project
  • Lane closures, guided by primarily a temporary signal and flaggers, will have up to 15 minutes
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 25 mph through the work zone
  • Refer to for real-time travel conditions and road closures

Work this Week & Lane Closures US 84 Slope Repair

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $4.4 Million
  • Contractor: Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring, Inc.
  • Timeline: May to December 2024
  • Location: US 84
    • Nearest Town/City: Chromo or Pagosa Springs
    • Mile Point(s): 7.70
    • County: Archuleta
US 84 slope Repair project at MP 7.7 near Chromo
US 84 slope Repair project at MP 7.7 near Chromo