Reconstruction of US 40/287 West of Kit

Kit Carson, Cheyenne County, Colorado

Owner: Colorado Department of Transportation
Year: 2008
Reede Construction, Inc. Role: Prime Contractor

This project consisted of resurfacing and widening, placement of concrete overlay, drainage, two concrete box extensions, signing, striping, seeding and mulching, as well as other miscellaneous work on 7.48 miles of US 40/287 in Cheyenne County west of Kit Carson, Colorado. Due to a high amount of truck traffic the project was built in four phases. Each phase had 24 hour flagging and a pilot car for 3.75 miles. the maximum waiting time for stopped traffic could not exceed 20 minutes.