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Resurfacing of US 50 between Pueblo and Avondale will begin June 13 

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The Colorado Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Martin Marietta, will be resurfacing US Highway 50 between Mile Post 316.5 and MP 331. 

The project will start at the intersection of US 50 and Bonforte Boulevard in Pueblo and continue east on US 50 to Avondale Boulevard. 

Other improvements that will be done to the roadway include micro-surfacing, bridge work, guardrail replacement, ADA ramps, and possible slope paving. 

The work being done will significantly improve the safety and functionality of the highway. Work will start Monday, June 13, with completion expected this winter. 

Traffic Impacts 

Beginning June 13, motorists will encounter work on US 50 from Bonforte Blvd to Avondale Blvd. Traffic impacts include:

Working times will be daytime hours, Monday through Friday

  • Various lane and shoulder closures will take place within the work zone with speeds reduced to 40 mph.
  • Traffic fines will be doubled in the work zone. 
  • Motorists should slow down as they approach the work zones, drive with caution, allow extra space between vehicles, and give themselves extra travel time.