17th Avenue and Main Street: Storm drainage work along 17th east of Main and along the east and west sides of Main north of 17th has begun and is expected to continue through early September. Travelers can expect continued closures of the right lanes of northbound Main and westbound 17th throughout the project as crews install the additional storm sewer system. Project work will generally take place on weekdays during daytime hours.
First Avenue and Emery Street: Intersection improvements, pavement reconstruction and a railroad crossing improvement project will reduce lane widths along First at Emery and cause occasional delays due to equipment moving in and out of the work area. Emery Street will be closed between First and Second avenues for the duration of the project, which is expected to last six months, and Second Avenue is recommended as a detour route.
Main Street (U.S. 287): The Colorado Department of Transportation is working on adding a northbound U.S. 287 lane between Pike Road and a point about 1,000 feet south of Pike Road and Main Street and on medians at Main’s intersections with Grand Avenue and 17th Avenue, a project that’s scheduled to be completed in mid-August. Motorists can expect single-lane closings from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
Fourmile Canyon Drive: Milling, grading, and paving operations have begun on Fourmile Canyon Drive between Colo. 119/Boulder Canyon Drive and Salina Junction, with preparatory work to begin on Monday. Roadway reconstruction will begin in the north section between Logan Mill Road and the junction. After the north section is milled, graded, and the first layer of asphalt is applied, crews will move to the south section to apply the final layer of asphalt in that area. Work will take place between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. No full roadway closures are needed, but motorists can expect to see 15-minute travel delays during working hours. Cyclists are asked…
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