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Posted on: October 20, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Highway 40 Project Updates for the Week of October 20th, 2014


Current work for this week include installing at these locations (Walton Creek Intersections) are the various concrete curb & gutter, sidewalk, ADA curb ramp improvements at Walton Creek Intersection.

During construction work will be near or around existing sidewalks but the sidewalks are still OPEN. Also please continue to use both lanes to the merge point and then politely merge over.
Below are the more specific work zones that can be expected and side streets impacted at these intersections.

• Shoulder Closures between dream island and elk river road for Shouldering
• SPECIAL NOTICE: We will continue paving again Oct 20th but this will be during DAYTIME HOURS due to colder temperatures in October. Traffic will be reduced to one lane closures. Long Delays can be expected, if you have an emergency let our flaggers know right away and we will accommodate you! Please plan your trips accordingly.
• There is a 14’ Wide Load Restriction during paving. Please call 970-629-9393 to coordinate.
• This week there will be night time operations with minimal impact to install crosswalk symbols.

During the project, motorists can expect various alternating single-lane, multiple lane shifts or closures, NO WORK will be performed from 13th to 3rd street. Monday through Friday, with some weekend work possible, from 7 A.M. to 5 P.M. Delays are expected to be about 15-25 minutes from one end to the other. And 7 PM to 7 AM during the night closures.

The project is being constructed by Connell Resources of Steamboat Springs for $6 million. The project information line is (970) 871-7979 and email is

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