Colorado Department of Transportation will be performing roadwork at several locations along Colorado Highway 145 from north of Dolores to Naturita.
The operations are expected to take place Dec. 5-8.
The work will take place at:
Milepost 24-25, north of Dolores. Geotechnical contract crews will be performing ground drilling and investigating pavement failures for future road stabilization projects. Milepost 49-50, north of Rico. Geotechnical contract crews will be performing ground drilling and investigating pavement failures for future road stabilization projects. Milepost 50–56, just north of Rico. Crews will be removing potentially hazardous rocks and boulders from the hillside. Milepost 71-77, between Telluride Society Turn Roundabout and Sawpit. Crews will be performing shoulder work and drainage repairsMilepost 80-84, from Sawpit to the Colorado 62 Junction. Crews will be performing shoulder work.Milepost 107-109, between Norwood and Naturita. Crews will be performing shoulder work. At all locations, work will take place from about 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Motorists may encounter intermittent lane shifts, closures and brief traffic stops of 15-20 minutes.
Travelers are urged to obey speed reductions of 40 mph through the work zones. Motorists should also be aware of signage, flaggers, maintenance workers and heavy equipment on and along the highway.