NEWS FROM: CDOT
June 3, 2021
— PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT —
CDOT to begin CO 82 and CO 133 signal replacement project
in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale
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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contract partner Casper Electric will begin a signal replacement project on Monday, June 7. The signal replacement will take place at the following locations in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale:
- CO 82 at 11th Street and 14th Street in Glenwood Springs (Mile Point 0.18 to MP 1.43)
- CO 133 at Meadowood Drive and Village Road in Carbondale (MP 66.05 to MP 68.82)
The signals at those highway intersections need replacement because they are outdated. Motorists should plan on delays and limited access to 11th St., 14th St., Meadowood Drive and Village Road.
There will be times when 11th St. and 14th St. will be closed, but the intersections with CO 82 will remain open. The limited lane closures on CO 82 will be turn lanes used to access the side streets described above. Please see below for maps showing where the intersections are located.
Work will include the removal and installation of traffic signal equipment, poles, mast arms, pedestrian push buttons, signing and vehicle detection upgrades. Crews will also install 16 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant curb ramps. The new ramps will be in compliance with the Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) requirements and will provide functional accessibility to all travelers using our state and US highways. The project is anticipated to be complete in November 2021.
- Hours of operation on CO 82 at 11th Street and 14th Street and CO 133 at Meadowood Drive will be day work Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and occasional night work Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
- Hours of operation on CO 133 at Village Road will be night work Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. with occasional day work Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Motorists should plan for single-lane closures on side streets.
- Anticipated completion date is December 2021.
More information is available at:
Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include:
Remember: Slow for the Cone Zone
The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones.
- Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.
- Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
- Watch for workers. Drive with caution.
- Don't change lanes unnecessarily.
- Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.
- Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
- Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
- Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
- Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
- Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.
- Be patient!
CDOT’s Whole System-Whole Safety program has one simple mission — to get everyone home safely. Our approximately 3,000 employees work tirelessly to reduce the rate and severity of crashes and improve the safety of all modes of transportation. The department manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway, more than 3,000 bridges and 35 mountain passes. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also operates Bustang, the state-owned interregional express bus service. Gov. Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options.
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