CDOT to Perform Road Repair Work

CONTACT:  Lisa Schwantes, Communications Manager, Region 5

970-385-1428 o | 970-749-2015 c |

April 20, 2018




CDOT to Perform Road Repair Work

throughout the Southwest Colorado Region


SOUTHWEST COLORADO - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be starting a road repair project next week on April 23.  This project consists of placing a heated crack sealant into cracks on the highway at several locations throughout southwest Colorado, over the duration of several weeks. The maintenance work will help improve and prolong the life of the roadway.


The road maintenance will take place during the following weeks at these locations:


  1. April 23-25: US 550 Durango - La Plata County (MP 28.20 – 37.30)
  2. April 26-May 2: CO 184 Mancos – Montezuma County (MP 8.9-26.6)
  3. May 3-4: US 550 Ridgway - Ouray County (MP 107-113)  
  4. May 7-10: CO 141, Nucla/Naturita - Montrose County (MP 74-88)


TRAVEL IMPACTS: Motorists may encounter alternating, one-lane traffic during the project with delays of up to 10 minutes. Daytime work hours are scheduled from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.


Travelers are urged to:

  • Follow work zone signage – Use caution and consider worker safety when traveling through a work zone, be patient and be safe.


STAY INFORMED: Contact the project hotline at 970-317-3719 or