I-76 Colorado

Sedgwick County, Colorado

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

Highlights: * 38' wide mainline paving * Grade A smoothness The Sedgwick County Colorado project was the first project in the state of Colorado for UPCI. The project consisted of 10 miles of shoulder rehabilitaion, concrete fast track patching and 6.5 miles of 38' wide mainline concrete paving. The project started in the fall of 2007 where the existing asphalt shoulder was processed and replaced. In the spring of 2008 the fast track patch work was complete and traffic was switched head to head on the eastbound lanes of I-76. Once traffic was switched to the eastbound lanes there was a 1" asphalt bondbreaker placed on the existing concrete pavement. After the bondbreaker was placed 6.5 miles on the westbound lanes of I-76 towards the town of Sedgwick was paved with concrete that was 38' wide and 8.5" thick. Overall, there was 45,000 cubic yards of concrete, 27,000 tons of asphalt, and 54,00 cubic yards of dirt placed on the project.