US 285 Resurfacing & New Passing Lanes Near Fairplay May-Nov 2019

US 285 Resurfacing & New Passing Lanes Near Fairplay May-Nov 2019 was created by MountainTownAlerts

US 285 Resurfacing Project
Week of May 5, 2019
Beginning Monday morning, May 6 there will be daytime lane restrictions on southbound US 285 south of Fairplay for milling edge line and setting temporary barrier.

Daytime Lane Restrictions of Southbound US 285

Monday, May 6 to Thursday, May 9, 2019 - sunrise to sunset each day
Friday, May 10, 2019 - sunrise to 12 noon

Southbound lane restriction at US 285 between approximate milepost 174.98 - 178.02.

Lane closure will be one mile long and be moved as the operation progresses.

Traffic Impacts
  • Motorists can expect flagger operations with north and southbound one-lane alternating traffic
  • 15-minute delays and a 40 mile per hour speed limit reduction.
  • Construction will take place during daylight hours, Monday through Thursday, and sunrise to Noon, Friday.
Alternative routes are suggested.

Drivers: Please Pay Attention & Slow Down
  • Pay close attention when driving near the US 285 Resurfacing Project.
  • Speed reduction down to 40 mph in construction zone during the duration of the project.
  • Slow down, observe speed limits, and avoid distractions.
Construction schedules are subject to change based on weather/unforeseen circumstances and schedule changes.

Project Information
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has initiated a 20-mile resurfacing and 3-mile widening (passing lanes) project located north and south of Fairplay, Colo. designed to improve safety and ride quality. The project includes 3-miles of passing lanes in each direction just south of Fairplay. It also includes culvert extensions, surface improvements and guardrail updates.

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US 285 Resurfacing & New Passing Lanes Near Fairplay

Crews will resurface and improve the ride quality of a 20-mile segment of US 285 north and south of Fairplay in Park County. Other work includes:
  • widening three miles of the highway, in both directions, to accommodate passing lanes in an area prone to crashes;
  • extending culverts to address drainage; and
  • updating guardrail to meet new 31-inch standards.
Work will broken into two segments:
  • mile points (MP) 170 to 182
  • MP 183 to 191

The passing lanes will be added south of Fairplay, from MP 175 to 178.

  • Estimated construction timeline: spring through November 2019
  • Work hours: Daylight hours, Monday through Thursday, and sunrise to noon on Friday, with possible weekend work
  • All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
Last edit: 06 May 2019 09:16 by MountainTownAlerts.
06 May 2019 09:13 #1

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