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Craig briefs: State Highway 9 delays expected this weekend

State Highway 9 delays expected this weekend

The Colorado Department of Transportation began a safety and improvements project in April on the 11-mile segment of Colorado Highway 9 between Kremmling and Silverthorne. The work is expected to last until mid-July 2017.

Delays on Colo. 9 can be up to 45 minutes, and there are rough road conditions. Alternate routes are recommended and include Colorado Highway 131 and U.S. Highway 40.

Traffic impacts can be expected northbound and southbound on Colo. 9 from Monday through Friday, with possible work from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m Saturday. Crews are working on the north end of the project between mile markers 131 and 137, where there is one lane of alternating traffic.

Wide loads are restricted to 12 feet. Motorists can expect 45-minute delays throughout the construction zone.

For more information, call the public information team at 970-724-4724 or email sh9kremmling@publicinfoteam.com.

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