Traffic Advisory: US85 Northbound

Traffic will be restricted to one lane on US 85 northbound at Colorado State Highway 7 through 6 a.m., Friday, Sept. 1, for pavement repair work on the bridge deck. Motorists should be prepared for delays.

While work is scheduled to take place during off-peak travel times (nights and early mornings), crews found the pavement surface on this stretch of US 85 northbound to be deteriorating rapidly, requiring immediate permanent repairs that will take longer to fix.  Work should be completed with both lanes open to traffic by Friday morning,.    

The work is part of a $10.2 million project to resurface and repair pavement and bridges on US 85 from Interstate 76 to 168th Avenue.  Other improvements include guardrail and cable barrier installation, and updating traffic signals, signing, and striping. These updates will significantly improve travel safety along this corridor.

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