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Message from CDOT: Expect lengthy delays on northbound US 85 at Colorado Highway 7 over Bridge Street in Brighton

Post Date:09/15/2017 9:21 AM

BRIGHTON—Starting Sept. 17 at 7 p.m., motorists can expect a single lane closure on northbound US 85 at Colorado Highway 7 over Bridge Street so crews can rehabilitate the bridge deck at this location. The single lane closure will continue through Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 a.m. Motorists should plan for delays in the area. This work is a part of the US 85: I-76 to 168th Avenue Resurfacing project. 

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

Traffic will be restricted to one lane on northbound US 85 at CO 7 from 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 through 7 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23.  

While work for this project is normally scheduled to take place during off-peak travel times, crews are working around the clock after finding a rapidly deteriorating pavement surface while removing the waterproof membrane on the bridge on Monday, August 28, 2017. In order to ensure the safety of motorists, crews need to close a single lane during from Sept. 17 to Sept. 23 to make permanent repairs.

PROJECT BACKGROUND

This $10.2 million project will resurface and repair pavement and bridges on US 85 from I-76 to 168th Avenue.  This maintenance critical project also includes guardrail and cable barrier installation, and traffic signal, signing and striping updates. These updates will significantly improve travel safety along this corridor.

PROJECT INFORMATION

For additional information about this project, call the project information line at 720-417-8525, email the team at us85construction@gmail.com, or visit the project website and sign up for updates at www.codot.gov/projects/us-85-i-76-168th-resurfacing. For information on travel conditions visit COTrip.org or call 511. Updates are also available via Twitter @coloradodot and CDOT’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/coloradodot.

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