US 160 east of Monte Vista: Crews to crack seal the highway over the next two weeks 


RIO GRANDE  COUNTY ― The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform crack sealing operations on US Highway 160 just east of Monte Vista, mile points 217-222. Travelers should allow for extra travel time as intermittent closures will be enforced to allow crews to work on the highway.  The two-week maintenance operations will take place weekdays, Monday through Thursday, Dec. 6-17, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Drivers will encounter full stops. Flagging personnel will guide traffic through the work zone. Up to 15-minute delays are anticipated. A speed reduction of 40 mph will be in place and drivers should slow down and use extreme caution when approaching and driving through the work zone. Motorists are urged to be aware of crews and heavy equipment.